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Title:

Aureol-Philippe Theophraste, Bombast dit Paracelse

Maker:

Fosseyeux, Jean Baptiste; printmaker; French printmaker, 1752-1824

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1784

School/Style:

French

Production
Note:

Illustration from vol 3 of 'Tableaux topographiques, pittoresques... de la Suisse', by Jean-Benjamin de Laborde.

Technique(s):

etching
engraving

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 121, mm
width, plate, 90, mm
height, sheet, 121, mm
width, sheet, 91, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Provenance:

Bought by Reitlinger from H Fawcet (inscription on verso)?

Notes:

Jean-Benjamin de Laborde, 'Tableaux topographiques, pittoresques... de la Suisse', 4 vols, Paris, de Clousier, 1780-86. Fossoyeux executed four portraits for volume IV.

Acquisition Credit:

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Inscription(s):

number; plate upper centre; printed; 3.
title; image lower centre, on plaque; printed; AUREOL - PHILIPPE - THEOPHRASTE / BOMBAST DIT PARACELSE / Médecin, Chymiste, et Philosophe célébre; Né à Einsidlen, Cté. de Schweitz, en 1493. Mort à Salz - / bourg le 24. Septembre 1541.
signature; plate lower centre; printed; Fossoyeux Sculp.
inscription; verso; graphite; bt / H Fawcet 16. Aug (?) sle. (?)

Alternative
Number:

BN Inventaire (18thC); 7

Accession:

Object Number: P.2178-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 95290; input: 2003-09-25; modified: 2003-09-25)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/95290





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