D. Kenelmvs Digbi Egves

D. Kenelmvs Digbi Egves

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Kenelm Digby (1603-1665) was an English courtier, diplomat, natural philosopher—and father of the modern wine bottle. This engraved portrait print by R. V. Vorst is based on a painting by Anthony van Dyke, and dates from the 1630s. The instrument on the table is an armillary sphere.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Other Terms
print; ART OBJECTS
artist
Dyck, Anthony van
engraver
Vorst, Robert van
depicted
Digby, Kenelm
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
etching (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 40.4 cm x 30.6 cm; 15 7/8 in x 12 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0005
accession number
1991.0664
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Portraits
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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