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An Archangel explains the solar system to leading scholars of the day..., seventh plate in the book , A Series of Etchings … from … Paintings, in the Great Room of the Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, Adelphi (London: printed by W. Bulmer … sold by Colnaghi, 1808)
Artist:
Date:
1795
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Engraving
Dimensions:
74 x 47.5 cm (image)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.38937.7
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Scholars of the time, Galileo,Copernicus and Bacon amongst others, gather around a sphere like model of the universe... at upper right an angel explains it all to this group of agressive males

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