Hippocrates.Taken from a Gem in the possession of J. Tassie Esq.r. in Leicester Square.
London Published Oct.21.1809 by J. Wilkes.
Stipple. Sheet: 190 x 250mm, (7½ x 9¾"). Trimmed within plate. Some very faint foxing.
Profile portrait in a roundel of Hippocrates, below which is a vignette depicting his work as a doctor. Hippocrates is widely considered the father of western medicine establishing medicine as a discipline distinct from other studies and thus establishing it as a profession.
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