Copper engraving. Sheet 400 x 267mm. 15¾ x 10½".
Archimedes of Syracuse (287-212 BC) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor and astronomer. He is seen as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. Through his studies he laid the foundations of hydrostatices, statics and an explanation of the principle of the lever.
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