Antique Anatomy is the web's largest, most complete collection of historical anatomies and other assorted images from the history of medicine. The collection is comprised of public domain works from the 15th century up to the early 20th century.
Son of Henry Jacob (1753-1824), a carpenter and Antoinette Charlotte Prudhomme, herself the daughter of a master painter Nicolas Prudhomme. Nicolas Henri Jacob was the cousin of the famous cabinetmaker George Jacob . Nicolas Henri was a student of Jacques-Louis David , d ' Antoine Dupasquier (circa 1748-1831) and Jean-Jacques Morgan (1756-1799) 1 ; he is the master of Jean-Baptiste Leveille 2 . He was collaborator Edmond Pouchet , E. Roussin. He was married to the woman painter Charlotte Hublier (1817 - ...) In 1802, he presented at the Salon de Paris, a remarkable series of pen drawings. He was first professor of drawing at the National Veterinary School of Alfort (1818-1830).
He created many anatomical drawings, his most famous work in this area is 700 lithographed plates executed only for the monumental work Bourgery : Complete Treatise of Human Anatomy , 1831-1854.
He was also a furniture designer for the famous store Escalier de Cristal Lady Desarnaud-carpentier whose extraodinaire dressing table of the Duchesse de Berry , Crystal - Table and chair toilet (by Marie-Jeanne-Rosalie-Desarnaud Charpentier (1775-1842) decorator, after Nicolas Henri Jacob - offered at the Louvre in Paris antiquarian Segoura Maurice and Claude Ott.