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Galileo portrait engraving print Passignano

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Galileo Galilei


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Original antique portrait print


Depicts Galileo seated in a chair holding a telescope gazing toward the viewer. Galileo Galilei (1564- 1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for Copernicanism. Platemark intact. Small margins.

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artist Pietro Bettelini (1763-1829) after Domenico Passignano (1559 - 1638)
method Line engraving
date C1795
size 455mm by 350mm (platemark)
SKU PT3641