Neuroendoscopy and the art of painting: reflections from the Dutch Golden Age

W.A. Azab

April 19, 2020

Optical realism seems to be a key factor contributing to the perceived visual similarity between many works of other Dutch Golden Age which share visual atmospheres and optical features with endoscopic views of the intracranial cavity. From this perspective, an endoscopic procedure can be transformed into an esthetic experience that brings about a state of pleasure boosting the performance of the operating neurosurgeon.