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Astronomy: two rival mathematicians, Urinaal and Raasbollius, argue about models of the solar system. Engraving by P. Tanjé, 1758, after C. Troost, 1741, after by P. Langendijk, 1715.

  • Troost, Cornelis, 1697-1750.
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1758
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46324i
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An episode in the play The mathematicians by P. Langendijk, 1715

Publication/Creation

Amsterdam : P. Fouquet junior.

Physical description

1 print : etching with line engraving ; image 29.2 x 23.8 cm

Lettering

De wiskonstenaars of het gevluchte juffertje. Opgedragen aan den Heere Jan Jacob de Bruyn, beminnaar der schilderkunst; door zyn Ed. d w dienaar P. Fouquet junior. ; C. Troost pinxit. ; P. Tanjé fecit.

References note

E. Buijsen, editor, Cornelis Troost en het theater: tonelen van de 18de eeuw, Zwolle, 1993, pp 72-73

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All the lettering is repeated in French

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46324i

Reproduction note

"Het origineel schildery is berustende in het cabinet van de Heer de Bruyn."; now, 1999, in the Mauritshaus in the Hague

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  • French


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