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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

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view A mathematician draws a semi-circle while Minerva watches over him. Engraving by R. Sadeler, 1591, after M. de Vos.
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Credit: A mathematician draws a semi-circle while Minerva watches over him. Engraving by R. Sadeler, 1591, after M. de Vos. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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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

Lettering

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

Publication/Creation

1591

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 19.6 x 25.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26097i



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