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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. Mezzotint by V. Green, 1776, after B. West.

West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
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27 May 1776

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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. Mezzotint by V. Green, 1776, after B. West. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Erasistratus the physician discovers the love of Antiochus for Stratonice. Painted by B. West, historical painter to his Majesty. V. Green, engraver to his Majesty and to the elector polatine ... .

Publication/Creation

[London] (Engraver in Cheapside ) : J Boydell, 27 May 1776.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 50.1 x 65.3 cm

Publications note

Alfred Whitman, British mezzotinters: Valentine Green, London 1902, no. 197, p. 139

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22179i

Reproduction note

"From the original picture in the possession of Lord Grosvenor."

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