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Dioscorides describing the mandrake. Oil painting by Ernest Board, 1909.

  • Board, Ernest, 1877-1934.
Date
1909
Reference
45905i
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Publication/Creation

1909

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 61 x 92 cm

References note

Handbook of the Historical Medical Museum organised by Henry S. Wellcome, London 1913, p. 21, no. 46 ("Dioscorides, the Greek father of pharmacy, describing the mandrake, which the artist is depicting for his great work, "On materia medica" 1st or 2nd century B.C.")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45905i


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