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Erasistratus, a physician, realising that the illness of Antiochus (son of Seleucus I) 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 the illness of Antiochus (son of Seleucus I) 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. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark
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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.
Bears numbers : "Vol. II. no. 62
Wellcome Library no. 22181i
"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
- CostumeGreeceHistoryTo 500
- Incense burners and containers
- Observation (Scientific method)
- Grosvenor, Richard Grosvenor, Earl, 1731-1802.Art collections.
- Erasistratus, of Ceos, active 3rd century B.C.
- Seleucus I, Nicator, -281 B.C.
- Antiochus, -291 B.C.
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