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Georg Wolfgang Gruber. Engraving by J.C. Reiff, ca. 1687.

Reiff, Johann Conradt, -1726.
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[1687?]
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Author of Altdorf dissertation on the causa sine qua non, 1671. Virtuoso and city councillor in Nuremberg

Portrait in fictive oval surround. Left and right of the portrait, figures representing virtues. Below, paraphernalia of the virtuoso: a Greek text, two books with spines labelled "Crit.", globes, instruments of surveying, an ancient vase containing coins, instruments of music and the fine arts

Publication/Creation

[Nuremberg?] : [publisher not identified], [1687?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 24 x 17.1 cm

Lettering

Georg Wolfgang Gruber. Nat. MDCXLV ... den. MDCLXXXVII ... Joh: Conradt Reiff del. et sculp.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 22879i

Lettering note

Six lines of Latin, mentioning his erudition, noble birth, integrity, and admiration of him in England and Holland

Languages

  • Latin



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