Medicine's Michelangelo: The Life & Art of Frank H. Netter, MD

By Francine Mary Netter

Medicine’s Michelangelo is a amazing and primary significant biography of Frank H. Netter, MD, written via his daughter, Francine Mary Netter. She captures the nature of the fellow and tells his lifestyles tale utilizing not just her remembrances but in addition Frank Netter’s personal autobiographical notes, own correspondence and personal documents, courses of his paintings and public files, and a couple of hundred interviews with kin, artists, amazing practitioners, and scientists.

Show description

Preview of Medicine's Michelangelo: The Life & Art of Frank H. Netter, MD PDF

Similar Biography books

Alexander the Great: Journey to the End of the Earth

"Alexander's habit used to be conditioned alongside definite strains -- heroism, braveness, power, superstition, bisexuality, intoxication, cruelty. He bestrode Europe and Asia like a supernatural determine. "In this succinct portrait of Alexander the good, exotic student and historian Norman Cantor illuminates the non-public existence and army conquests of this such a lot mythical of fellows.

The Sixties: Diaries:1960-1969

This moment quantity of Christopher Isherwood's outstanding diaries opens on his fifty-sixth birthday, because the fifties cave in to the last decade of social and sexual revolution. Isherwood takes the reader from the bohemian sunshine of Southern California to a London ultimately swinging freed from post-war gloom, to the racy cosmopolitanism of recent York and to the uncooked Australian outback.

Kentucky Traveler: My Life in Music

In Kentucky visitor, Ricky Skaggs, the tune legend who revived sleek bluegrass song, supplies a hot, sincere, unique memoir of 40 years in music—along with the 10 Commandments of Bluegrass, as passed down by way of Ricky’s mentor invoice Monroe; the basic advisor to Bedrock state Songs, a lovingly compiled stroll in the course of the songs that experience moved Skaggs the main all through his lifestyles; Songs the Lord Taught Us, a primer on Skaggs’s so much crucial gospel songs; and a bevy of private snapshots of his musical heroes.

Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

At the centennial of his beginning, the defining wunderkind of contemporary leisure will get his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years—from his first forays in theater and radio to the foundation and making of Citizen Kane. within the heritage of yank pop culture, there isn't any extra dramatic story—no faster or loftier ascent to the top of good fortune and less tragic downfall—than that of Orson Welles.

Extra info for Medicine's Michelangelo: The Life & Art of Frank H. Netter, MD

Show sample text content

He integrated in it political observation, poems and sermons, and expounded at the moral beliefs of humility, charity, kindness and reliable works. Jacob persisted directly to Fürth, a small urban in northern Bavaria, and shortly after married a tender girl from Vilna, Hannah Quass. He took her to reside in Constantinople, a urban he had visited on his round-the-world trip. Their sons, Abraham and Charles, have been New York urban / eleven born there in 1863 and 1865, but if Jacob died in approximately 1875, Hannah again together with her teenagers to Vilna. Vilna used to be in Russian Poland, the place regulations on Jews grew to become specially harsh after Tsar Alexander III rose to energy in 1868. The pogroms and anti-Semitic deprivations ended in mass migrations to the USA, and in 1888, Charles, 22, and Abraham, 24, without doubt dreaming in their father’s stories of experience, joined the tens of millions of emigrants. They left Europe and their father’s faith in the back of, since it appeared to them that extra humans have been persecuted and killed within the identify of faith than the rest. thirteen nine Charles went first, wending his method to Hamburg, and reserving passage at the SS Bohemia of the Hamburg-America Line for the 14-day Atlantic crossing. 14 The 350-foot-long Bohemia may well accommodate a hundred top quality passengers and, in cramped quarters, 1200 third-class passengers. at the day Charles debarked, June 15, 1888, a minimum of 8 ships teeming with immigrants arrived in manhattan Harbor. each day, extra ships arrived sporting extra immigrants. The tugboats labored six days every week, pushing the loads of destiny voters to the docks on the fortress backyard immigration depot. the subsequent yr, Abraham sailed from Liverpool, England, paying the an identical of approximately $20 for guidance passage at the Celtic, a steamship of the White megastar Line. 15 Accommodating one thousand third-class passengers, she arrived in ny on might 20, 1889. The brothers accrued with the opposite Jews on New York’s decrease East part, the place the crowded and squalid tenements served because the place to begin for the climb to respectability. Charles stumbled on paintings as a cigar packer,16 and Abraham, at a newsstand. 17 In 1890, sisters Eva and Esther Adel Slutsky, 20 and 21 years 18 outdated, fled the poverty of Vilna and got here to big apple. they may have recognized the Netter brothers in Europe or maybe they met them for the 1st time at the reduce East part. at the least, Abraham and Eva married in 1891, and Charles and Esther married in 1897. through Medicine’s Michelangelo 1895, Abraham and Charles had either develop into naturalized voters. 19 the 2 Netter households have been tremendously shut. They lived close to one another, 20 and in a proper photograph taken in 1904 of Esther’s and Charles’s childrens, George and Rose (ages four and 1), including Eva’s and Abraham’s sons, William and Robert (ages eight and 6), the 4 young children glance greatly as though they belong to 1 relations. within the tenement the place photograph: Esther Slutsky Netter, c. 1895. Esther and Charles lived, at two hundred West 53rd road, Frank Henry Netter21 used to be born on April 28, 1906.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.98 of 5 – based on 30 votes

About admin