Stipple and etching. 215 x 140mm. 8½ x 5½".
Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654) surrounded by signs of the astrological zodiac. Culpeper was an English botanist, herbalist, physician and astrologer. His published works include 'The English Phyisican' and the 'Complete Herbal', which contain a rich store of pharmaceutical and herbal knowledge. His 'Astrological Judgement of Diseases from the Decumbiture of the Sick', is one of the most detailed documents we have on the practice of medical astrology in Early Modern Europe.
W: 727. In the National Library of Medicine.
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