Ricardus Saunders. [Greek lettering follows.]Art and the Grauer did in Councell sit, The last to shew his Fate this first his witt But not being able: For to ioyne in one Two things where each migt make perfection Themselves they did devide and parts they took The Graver drew his face and Art his Booke.
Copper engraving. 228 x 152mm. 9 x 6". Slight damage at corners. Cut to image.
Richard Saunders (1613-1692) was the central figure in the study of chiromancy. He produced his first work 'Physiognomie, Chiromancie, Metoposcopie' in 1653, with an introduction and approbation written by William Lilly. Holding a Horoscope Globe.
In the NPG.
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