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John Gerard: portrait and botanical motifs. Line engraving by J. Payne, 1633.

Payne, John, -1647?
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1633
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Top, God represented by the Tetragrammaton. Top row, left and right: Ceres and Pomona, with the garden of Eden between them. Middle row, left and right: Theophrastus and Dioscorides. Bottom row, left and right: an urn of flowers in a landscape, with the portrait of John Gerard between them

Publication/Creation

1633

Physical description

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Lettering

The herball or generall historie of plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde of London master in chirurgerie very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Johnson citizen ad apothecarye of London. Io. Payne sculps.

Publications note

R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors & scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 1106.2

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3488i

Lettering note

Lettering to the garden of Eden: Ecce dedi vobis omnes herbas sementantes semen, quae sunt. Gen. I.29. Excideret ne tibi divini muneris author / Praesentem monstrat quaelibet herba Deum.

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