Samuel Christian Hollman

Made:
1745 in Europe
maker:
Georg Daniel Heumann
artist:
Johann Jakob Haid

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Mezzotint: Samuel Christian Hollman by I. Haid after G. Heumann, c.1745. 42x26.5cm., platemark. Portrait, HL seated, of Hollmann, Professor of Physical Sciences (experimental physics) at Gottingen. Interior with curtain backdrop l., within decorative frame above coat-of-arms ; below, cartouche with biographical inscription in Latin. Pointing with r. hand to microscope on table before him; wall on r., [mercurial] barometer [or thermometer?]

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1989-491
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • engraving
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Grosvenor Prints