[Friedrich Hoffmann]Fridericus Hoffmannus Regiae Majestatis Prussiae Consiliarius intimus Archiater et Professor [...]
Engraving, platemark 305 x 205mm (12 x 8"). Large margins. Creasing lower right; fold through centre.
Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742), German physician and chemist. He became professor of medicine and natural philosophy at the University of Halle shortly after it was established in 1693, and spent the rest of his career there with the exception of four years in Berlin as royal physician. Hoffmann's achievements were acknowledged by many learned societies, including the Royal Society in England, which made him a fellow in 1720. After Antoine Pesne (1683 - 1757), French painter who spent most of his career as court painter to Frederick the Great.
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