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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
- 27 May 1776
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[London] (Engraver in Cheapside ) : J Boydell, 27 May 1776.
1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 50.1 x 65.3 cm
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 ... .
Alfred Whitman, British mezzotinters: Valentine Green, London 1902, no. 197, p. 139
Wellcome Library no. 22179i
"From the original picture in the possession of Lord Grosvenor."
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