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A woman representing pharmacy receives gifts of materia medica from vegetable and mineral sources, and with the aid of a herbal distils them into medicines; above, Apollo gives authority to Hippocrates as other Olympians stand outside the temple of Aesculapius. Etching by R. de Hooghe.
- Hooghe, Romeyn de, 1645-1708.
- [between 1600 and 1699?]
A woman with five breasts on a pedestal, with attributes of nature and the elements, and with Apollo next to her seated on a cloud; men with various experimental instruments below them; representing natural philosophy. Engraving by A. Schoonebeek, 1692.
- Schoonebeek, Adriaan, 1657 or 1658-1705.
Above, portrait of Daniel Sennert in a roundel; centre, a man representing Experience holds the staff of Aesculapius and a lily, while a woman representing Reason holds a balance and a torch; below, Hippocrates and Hermes shake hands, representing the union of herbal and chemical medicine. Engraving by M. Merian, ca. 1631.
- Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650.