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Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim [Paracelsus]. Etching by R. Gaywood after Sir P. P. Rubens after Q. Matsys.

  • Metsys, Quentin, 1465 or 1466-1530
Date
1600-1699
Reference
7600i
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Description

An English copy in the reverse direction of a Dutch engraving by Pieter van Sompel after Pieter Soutman after a portrait attributed to Q. Matsys

Publication/Creation

[London] : P. Stent excud.
[London] (at the white horse neere the fountaine tavern without Newgate) : Sould by John Overton

Physical description

1 print : etching with engraving

Lettering

Effigies Paraselci medici celeberrimi. Edura fortis fata refringere / Ut docta callens jura Machaonis; / Artesque Phoeboeas salubri / Mente Paracelsus elaborat. / Eheu laborans; nec tamen irrita / Decreta reddet: lucida perbrevi / Mors decolorabit, facemque / Purpuream solvit favilla. P. P. Rub pinxit. W. Hollar sculp.

Edition

[State in which John Overton's imprint has been added below Peter Stent's after Stent's death in 1665, and Gaywood's name has been replaced by Hollar's]

References note

R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors & scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 2218.7

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 7600i

Languages

  • Latin


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