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[Portrait] Tycho Brahe

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[Portrait] Tycho Brahe : Anonymous

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An attractive and finely engraved portrait of Tycho Brahe published in themid-nineteenth century. Brahe (1546-1601) was a Danish astronomer responsible for the important and extensive "Astronomiae Instauratae Progymnasmata", the defining star catalogue of the period.
mapmaker: Anonymous
place and date of publication: London 1856
medium and colour: steel plate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 190 by 160mm (7.5 by 6.25 inches).
ref: 27869

Price: £ 100

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