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‘The Syphilitic’ by Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)
  1. Anna Piro,
  2. Antonio Tagarelli,
  3. Aldo Quattrone
  1. Neuroimaging Research Unit, IBFM-CNR, Germaneto, Catanzaro, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anna Piro, Neuroimaging Research Unit, IBFM-CNR, Germaneto, Catanzaro, Italy; anna.piro{at}

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The important artist of the German Renaissance, Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528), in 1496 made an engraving for Frisian Dirk van Ulsen's (named Theodoricus Ulsenius, 1460–1508) work entitled ‘Vaticinium in epidemicam scabiem’ (Nuremberg, 1496). …

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