Carl Ludwig Fernow

Carl Ludwig Fernow

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Description
Carl Ludwig Fernow (1763-1808) was a German art critic and archaeologist who originally intended to become a pharmacist. The “Esslinger s” inscription on this profile portrait print refers to the Swiss artist, Johann Martin Esslinger (1793-1841).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Other Terms
print; ART OBJECTS
depicted
Fernow, Carl Ludwig
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
image: 9.3 cm; 3 11/16 in
overall: 20.4 cm x 12.6 cm; 8 1/16 in x 4 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0029
collector/donor number
SAP 917
accession number
1991.0664
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Portraits
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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