Engraving, with large margins. Plate 254 x 184mm. 10 x 7¼".
Christian Gottlob Heyne (1729-1812) was a German classical scholar and archaeologist, as well as long-time director of the Göttingen State and University Library. Greek and Roman sculpture scholar, early professor of Archaeology and Ancient History at University of Göttingen. Heyne studied at the university in Leipzig where he heard courses by Johann Friedrich Christ. Heyne was a prominent critic of Johan Joachim Winckelmann.
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