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Antiochus is reclining on a bed while his physician Erasistratus is taking his pulse; King Seleucus and Queen Stratonice are seated at his bedside. Engraving by L. de Visscher after P. Berrettini da Cortona, ca. 1680.

  • Pietro, da Cortona, 1597-1669
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[1680?]
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572275i
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Credit: Antiochus is reclining on a bed while his physician Erasistratus is taking his pulse; King Seleucus and Queen Stratonice are seated at his bedside. Engraving by L. de Visscher after P. Berrettini da Cortona, ca. 1680. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

One of the paintings by Pietro da Cortona and assistants in the Sala di Venere of the Pitti Palace, Florence

Publication/Creation

Romae (ad temp. Pacis) : Iacob de Rubeis formis cu(m) priv. S. Pont, [1680?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 23 x 39.9 cm

Lettering

Filius amans, et silens, vafer medicus, pater indulgens ; Eques Petrus Berettin(us) Cortonen pinxit Florentiae in aedibus serenis. magni ducis Hetruriae in camera Veneris ; L. Visscher sculp.

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Wellcome Library no. 572275i

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  • Latin


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