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Panacea, daughter of Æsculapius, examining a urine flask and surrounded by medical paraphernalia. Engraving by P. Galle (?).

  • Galle, Philippe, 1537-1612.
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In the background are two scenes which symbolize two subjects complementary to medicine. The first is surgery, represented as an anatomical dissection, and the second is pharmacy, represented by physician presenting a pharmacist with a recipe outside his shop

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 20.5 x 24.6 cm

Lettering

Panacea. Dat Panacea potens egris mortalibus artem, que queat in caelum manes revocare sepultos, que queat et morbos et acutos corde dolores, auferre, et validas membris adhibere medelas.

References note

G. Wolf-Heidegger & A.M. Cetto, Die anatomische Sektion in bildlicher Darstellung, Basel 1967, p. 167-168, 428, pl. 69

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Bears number: 7

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17831i

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