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A mathematician draws a semi-circle while Minerva watches over him. Engraving by R. Sadeler, 1591, after M. de Vos.

  • Vos, Maarten de, 1532-1603.
Date
1591
Reference
26097i
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Description

Many forms of work, including activity around a busy port, are to be seen in the background. The tools on the ground range from farming implements and mathematical tools, to arms and armour

Publication/Creation

1591

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 19.6 x 25.2 cm

Lettering

M. de Vos invent. Raphael Sadeler scalp. 1591.

Lettering note

Bears number: 2

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26097i


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