Johann Elert Bode
By ANONYMOUS, 1808
Joh. Elert Bode. Geb. zu Hamburg d. 19 Jan 1747.
- Author: ANONYMOUS
- Publication place: [Weimar
- Publisher: Friedrich Justin Bertuch
- Publication date: 1807].
- Physical description: Stipple-engraved portrait.
- Dimensions: 140 by 90mm. (5.5 by 3.5 inches).
- Inventory reference: 17735
His portrait in the “AGE” shows Bode wearing a formal coat and cravat. His profile positioning was probably intended to hide the obvious damage done in his youth to his right eye by a disease. Beneath the portrait, set in an oval, his name and date of death are given.
- Wellcome 338.