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The Zodiac

SCHEUCHZER, Johann Jakob.

[Allegorical plate representing Time.]
Ulm, c.1735. Coloured. 305 x 215mm.

Faint mount burn.

A central scene illustrating the ravages of Time is within an ornate border featuring symbols representing the Zodiac and an astronomical clock above. A plate from "Physica sacra" by Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, engraved J.G. Pintz.
Scheuchzer was a founder of paleobotany and European paleontology, as well as a professor of mathematics and physics. He believed the Old Testament was a factual account of the history of the world and set out to reconcile the Bible with modern sciences and thus prove the existence of God through Science.


Stock ID : 19636

£280

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Stock Id :19636

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The Zodiac

SCHEUCHZER, Johann Jakob.

[Allegorical plate representing Time.]
Ulm, c.1735. Coloured. 305 x 215mm.

Faint mount burn.

A central scene illustrating the ravages of Time is within an ornate border featuring symbols representing the Zodiac and an astronomical clock above. A plate from "Physica sacra" by Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, engraved J.G. Pintz.
Scheuchzer was a founder of paleobotany and European paleontology, as well as a professor of mathematics and physics. He believed the Old Testament was a factual account of the history of the world and set out to reconcile the Bible with modern sciences and thus prove the existence of God through Science.


Stock ID : 19636

£280

£280