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Erasistratus, a physician, realising that Antiochus's (son of Seleucus I) illness is lovesickness for his stepmother Stratonice, by observing that Antiochus's pulse rose when ever he saw her. Coloured engraving by W.W. Ryland, 1772, after Pietro da Cortona.
- Pietro, da Cortona, 1597-1669.
- 1 September 1772
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Credit: Erasistratus, a physician, realising that Antiochus's (son of Seleucus I) illness is lovesickness for his stepmother Stratonice, by observing that Antiochus's pulse rose when ever he saw her. Coloured engraving by W.W. Ryland, 1772, after Pietro da Cortona. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
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London (in Cheapside) : John Boydell,engraver, 1 September 1772.
1 print : line engraving and etching, with watercolour ; image 36.9 x 50.4 cm
Antiochus and Stratonice. Pietro da Cortona pinxit. Wm. Wynn Ryland sculpsit.
Wellcome Library no. 22181i
Bears numbers : "Vol. II. no. 62
"From the original picture; in the collection of the right honorable Lord Grosvenor. Size of the picture, 3f"11i by 5f"5i in length."
- Physician and patient.
- Pulse |Measurement.
- Costume |Greece –History –To 500
- Incense burners and containers.
- Observation (Scientific method)
- Erasistratus, of Ceos, active 3rd century B.C.
- Selucus Nicator, -280 B.C.
- Antiochus, -291 B.C.