Hadrianus Iunius Hornanus Medicus. B.Invidiam vincis studio probitate labore, Gratia nunc meritus reddita digna tuis.
Engraving. 140 x 108mm. 5½ x 4¼".
Half-length, right pose; wearing robe trimmed with fur and cap; holding quill pen in left hand, writing; pillars with arch in background. Adrianus Junius [Horna] (1511-1575) was a Dutch physician, classical scholar, translator, lexicographer, antiquarian, historiographer, emblematist, school rector, and Latin poet. Engraved by Theodore de Bry; plate to J.J. Boissard's "Icones et Effigies Virorum".
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. In the National Library of Medicine. R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors & scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 1558.2.
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