Michael Kretschmann

Description
An etching of Michael Kretschmann. Standing in front of an apothecary with many jars in the background on a bookshelf Kretschmann is holding a Florence flask in his left hand while his right arm rests on a book. There is a window in the left side of the image as well as a small crucifix hanging next to it. There is a curtain on the right side of the image. Under the image is an inscription in Latin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
date made
1676
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
etching (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 30 cm x 18.4 cm; 11 13/16 in x 7 1/4 in
image: 18 cm x 12 cm; 7 1/16 in x 4 3/4 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0034
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 900
subject
Portraits
Health & Medicine
Art
Pharmacy
European Apothecary
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Medicine and Science: 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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