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Image number: RS.13108
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz

Date

1906

Sitter

Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (1821-1894, German), Physician

Creator

Unknown, Printmaker

After

Franz Seraph von Lenbach (1836-1904, German), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 142mm
width (print): 117mm
height (paper support): 230mm
width (paper support): 144mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of Hermann von Helmholz, posed holding a book, looking to the left as viewed.

Plate 3 from the book Hermann von Helmholtz, by Leo Koenigsberger (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1906), pp.378/379. From an original pastel.

Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (1821-1894), German physician and physicist, was elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society in 1860.

Associated place

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