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Ancient herbalists and scholars of medicinal lore (Galen, Pliny, Hippocrates etc.); and Venus and Adonis in the gardens of Adonis. Woodcut, 1532.

  • Fries, Lorenz, approximately 1490-1531
Date:
1532
Reference:
567399i
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Description

Top row: Machaon and Podalirius; Hippocrates and Diocles of Carystus; Herophilus and Erasistratus; Asclepiades and Themison. Second row: Pliny and Theophrastus; Dioscorides and Crateuas; Soranus and Antonius Musa; Nicander and Oribasius. Third row: Saint Luke and Galen; Paulus (Aegineta?) and Serapion. Fourth row: Cosmas and Damian; Avicenna and Rhazes. Below, Adonis and Venus pluck flowers growing in a vase in the gardens of Adonis (lettered in Greek "Adonidos kēpoi")

Publication/Creation

[Strasburg] : [Balthazar Beek], 1532.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut ; image 25.5 x 17.9 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 567399i

Languages

  • German


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