Vinzenz Priessnitz

Description
Lithograph portrait of Vinzenz Priessnitz, it appears that there is an actual signiture within a scroll just below the subject. The portrait is surrounded by an oval frame composed of branches. Among the branches are vignettes related to water and bathing. Posiden(?) holds a trident in one hand and a glass in his other hand. Throughout the print putti are pouring cornucopias of water over bathers.
Location
Currently not on view
artist
Hofelich, Johann
printer
Ruprecht
depicted
Priessnitz, Vinzenz
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
lithography (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 40 cm x 30.6 cm; 15 3/4 in x 12 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0016
catalog number
M-06247
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 940
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Portraits
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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