Portrait of Petrus Apianus Philip Galle
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Portrait of Petrus Apianus
Half-length portrait of Petrus Apianus, turned to the left [as viewed], with hair natural, a hat, dark robe and white ruff, holding a globe.
Inscribed below: ‘PETRUS APIANUS LEYSNICZENSIS
Ut puros storum succos summa omnia gustans
Carpit apes, cellis condit & ambrosiam:
Sic coelo tu, Sic terries Apiane legebas
Condere que pobes optima quieque libris’
Engraving from MS/648/6 Collectanea Newtoniana. A collection of prints and original artworks relating to Sir Isaac Newton, compiled and arranged by Charles Turnor, 1837.
Petrus Apianus (1495-1552), German mathematician and astronomer, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-19580
- ©The Royal Society
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