The Beauty of Anatomy is a Scientific Documentary programme.

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The Beauty of Anatomy

Series in which Dr Adam Rutherford investigates the close relationship between discoveries in anatomy and the works of art that illustrate them. The world's most famous study of the human body is Gray's Anatomy. The accuracy of the descriptions and the stark beauty of the illustrations made it an instant bestseller. Adam tells the story of how, in just three years, Dr Henry Gray and Dr Henry Carter put it together based on dissections they personally performed. episode 5.

Genre: Scientific Documentary

Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)

When is The Beauty of Anatomy next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 March 30th, 2:30am. See more...