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Portrait of Celsus

A work made of etching, with engraving, on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching, with engraving, on cream laid paper.


published 1574


Unknown Artist (Flemish)
written by Johannes Sambucus (Flemish, 1531-1584)

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Johannes Sambucus (Author)


Portrait of Celsus


Flanders (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1574


Etching, with engraving, on cream laid paper


Image/plate: 19.4 × 19.3 cm (7 11/16 × 7 5/8 in.); Sheet: 31.1 × 21.6 cm (12 1/4 × 8 9/16 in.)

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Gift of Mrs. Robert Sonnenschein

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