Leonhardus Fuchsius

Description
A portrait of Leonhardous Fuchsius (also know as Fuchs) was born in 1501 Wemding, Bavaria. He was a physician and was the personal doctor of Georg, Margrave of Brandenburg. He taught at the University of Tübingen. He was one of the founders of botany. He died in Tublingen in 1566.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
etching (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 14 cm x 8.7 cm; 5 1/2 in x 3 7/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0047
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06225
collector/donor number
SAP 918
subject
Portraits
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Religion
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Related Publication
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
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