Ioannes Stoflerus Mathematicus.Perlustrans terras Stoflerus et astra polorum, Coelo animam jussit vivere, corpus humj.
Engraving. 133 x 89mm. 5¼ x 3½". Trimmed.
Seated figure in arch; right pose; instruments of the profession. Johannes Stöffler (1452-1531) was a German mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, priest, maker of astronomical instruments and professor at the University of Tübingen. His students at the university included Philipp Melanchthon and Sebastian Münster. From Jean-Jacques Boissard's "Bibliotheca Chalcographica".
In the National Library of Medicine.
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