Rombertus Dodonaeus Mechlini

Rombertus Dodonaeus Mechlini

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Description
An engraving of Rombertus Dononaeus Mechlini. Robert Dodoen (1517-1585), a Femish physician and Botanist was born in Mechelen, and died in Leiden. He was the court physician of the Austrian emperor Rudolph II in Vienna and professor of medicine at the University of Leiden.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Other Terms
print; ART OBJECTS
depicted
Mechlini, Rombertus Dodoaneus
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
image: 18.2 cm x 16.5 cm; 7 3/16 in x 6 1/2 in
overall: 23.3 cm x 16.8 cm; 9 3/16 in x 6 5/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0054
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06227
collector/donor number
SAP 920
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Portraits
Ophthalmology
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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