A beautiful folio engraving containing 6 portraits of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine, from various Greek and Roman statues.
Published by the Benedictine monk Bernard de Montfacaun – one of the founders of modern archaeology. His catalog of ancient Greek and Roman artefacts is one of the most important 18th Century publications of classical antiquity. An excellent gift idea for a doctor. This item is guaranteed to be over 300 years old.
External Dimensions - including frame: 58 x 45cm OR 23 x 18in
Internal Dimensions – plate mark: 34 x 21cm OR 13 x 8.3in
Engraving Medium: Copperplate Engraving
Frame: Classic, ornate, with black finish, thick profile, and rich carved ornament in Italian Renaissance style