Portrait oll painting of Denis Papin, 1850-1859

Made:
1850-1859 in Europe
maker:
Johann Engilhard
artist:
Unattributed

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Painting. [Denis Papin (1647-c1712)] / 185-?. Oil on canvas; 91.3x71cm in gilt frame 114.5x94.5x9.5cm. - From the original of 1689 by Johann Engilhard in the University of Marburg, Germany. Portrait, HS, holding a book open at a folding plate with a diagram of his 'digester'; probably frontispiece to his 'A new digester or engine for softening the bones', 1681 (French edition 1688). Inscribed on verso, DIONYSIUS PAPIN M.D. MOTE PROFARDA JUNE 1689. autoclave;

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1903-173
Measurements:
frame: 1145 mm x 945 mm x 95 mm,
image: 913 mm x 710 mm
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest