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The Art of Constant Rearrangement(#441) 05/05/2019 12:00 PM AEST CLOSED!

Lot 15 of 477: Linnaeus in his Lapland Dress. From an original Picture in the possession of Dr. Thornton. Hoffman pinx.t. H.Kingsbury sculp.t. London published by Dr. Thornton June 1. 1805. Mezzotint, 50 x 35cm. Carl Linnaeus the elder, (1707-1778), is depicted with a plant with a label attached in one hand, a shaman's drum in the other. An inscription on the drum reads 'Carolus Linnaeus a Lapponia redux aetat 30, anno 1737 / Mart Hoffman fecit.' An illustration from Robert Thornton's 'Illustration of the Sex

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$600
Estimate: $300 - $500

The Art of Constant Rearrangement(#441)  05/05/2019 12:00 PM AEST  CLOSED!