Portrait de Nicolas Kratzer Astronome.
Engraving, 290 x 205mm. 11˝ x 8". Mount burn.
Portrait of Nicolas Kratzer (1487?- 1550), a German astronomer, horologist and mathematician who after being introduced to court life by Thomas More, became court astronomer to Henry VIII. Engraved by Francois Dequevauviller (1745-1807) after the 1528 portrait by Kratzer's friend Holbein, now in the Louvre. A copy of this portrait hangs in the National Portrait Gallery, London.
[Ref: 16114] £130.00