14 EFFIGIES TYCHONIS BRAHE... (Portrait of Tycho Brahe) 187


Title: EFFIGIES TYCHONIS BRAHE... (Portrait of Tycho Brahe)
Author: Gheyn, Jacob de II (1565-1629)
Description: Portrait of Tycho Brahe at the age of forty, half-length in a niche with a rounded arch, dressed in a cloack. He is wearing a chain around his neck, a hat on his head and he is holding a glove in his right hand. On the arched frame several coat of arms bearing family names. On the bottom a cartouche with Latin inscription. An inscription from the left to the right: 'NON HABERI / SED ESSE'. Signed within the niche on the left: 'IDGeyn fe.' (IDG monogrammed).
Condition: Prenten, Portretten
Technique: Engraving on paper; trimmed to plate mark; total: 187 x 134 mm; only state; some foxing and small damages; Hollstein 304; Passavant 2; Wurzbach 2; Le Blanc 114; Nagler 130; New Hollstein 239
  • Number: 1870436
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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