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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
Date
27 May 1776
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22179i
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[London] (Engraver in Cheapside ) : J Boydell, 27 May 1776.

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1 print : mezzotint ; platemark 50.1 x 65.3 cm

Lettering

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 ... .

References note

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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22179i

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

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