Johann Gabriel Doppelmair.Geb. zu Nürnberg 1671. Gest deselbst den 1. December 1750.
Stipple with small margins. Plate 140 x 90mm (5½ x 3½").
Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (1677-1750) a German mathematician, astronomer & cartographer, whose 'Atlas Coelestis' was published by Homann in 1742. He has a lunar crater and a minor planet named after him. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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