Portrait bust to the left of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (1486-1535). In the foreground a table with a book, scissors, a cup or mortar and a cartouche. Two columns on either side surrounded by plants. The columns merge into an arch. Butterflies and flowers on either side of the arch. At the bottom two more lines of text in Latin. Agrippa was a German magician and occult writer, soldier, physician, astrologer and alchemist. Etching, maker unknown. Made in 1538. Rare. Source: The University of Oklahoma Libraries, 2015; Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de Santé, Banque d'images et de portraits, 2015.
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