Tycho Brahe

By GHEYN, Jacque de; after, 1810 

Tycho Brahe Astronomie Ne a Knud-Strup.…

Art & Architecture
  • Author: GHEYN, Jacque de; after
  • Publication place: [Paris
  • Publication date: 1777].
  • Physical description: Stipple-engraved portrait.
  • Dimensions: 155 by 113mm (6 by 4.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17808


From volume V of L’Europe illustre” by Dreux du Radier published in Paris in 1777, the present portrait of Danish astronomer was made by an anonymous engraver from the Odieuvre workshop from the engraving made between 1595 and 1596 by Jacques de Gheyn II (1565–1629).