Portrait of Urban Hjarne (1641-1724) by Elias Brenner

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Portrait of Urban Hjarne (1641-1724)
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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21.1 x 30.5 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Portrait of Urban Hjarne (1641-1724)
Elias Brenner
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© The Royal Society


Head and shoulders portrait of Urban Hjõrne in an oval frame supported by a sculptural plinth. The sitter's face is angled to the left as viewed, the eyes regarding viewer. Hjõrne is shown wearing a shoulder-length wig and a neck-cloth or cravat. Portrait frontispiece to Actorum chymicorum Holmiensium Parasceve, id est praeparatio ad tentamina in Regio Laboratorio Holmiensi peracta...by Urban Hierne (Stockholm, J.H.Werner, 1712). The plate is inscribed lower right "El. Brener amica manu pin et sculp." The oval frame has a heraldic badge at the lower edge and contains the inscription: "URBANUS HIAERNE S.R.M. SUECIAE ARCHIATER PRIM AET 71". The supporting plinth has a longer inscription, commencing: "Qui Suinas Sophiam veram, qui Chemica, Fontes, HIAERNIUS..." Urban Hjõrne was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1669.

Original: line engraving. 1712

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