per Dalla Libera [Italian, n.d. c.1800].
Engraving, sheet 330 x 235mm. 13 x 9¼". Lacking margins.
Portrait of Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) the Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of binomial nomenclature. He is often referred to as the father of modern taxonomy, and also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology.
Wellcome 1778, 18.
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