Paintings of physicians by Jan Steen- Jan Steen

Paintings of Physicians by Jan Steen: Jan Steen

Paintings of Physicians by Jan Steen is a 1660 painting by the Dutch Golden Age artist Jan Steen. This work is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York.

During the Dutch Golden Age, during the 1600s, the field of medicine underwent notable developments, reflecting the broader cultural, scientific, and economic advancements of the period. Physicians during this era faced challenges such as outbreaks of infectious diseases and limited medical knowledge compared to modern standards. However, significant contributions and advancements occurred in various aspects of medicine.

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