image miscellanea curiosa_1674_memoria frontispiece
Image number: RS.14138
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Philipp Jakob Sachs von Löwenheim

Date

1675

Creator

Philipp Kilian (1628-1693, German), Printmaker

After

Jacob Lindnitz (1618-1676, German), Painter

Object type

Library reference

7838

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 196mm
width (print): 155mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of Philipp Jakob Sachs, his right hand resting upon the oval frame. The image contains two coats of arms and two circular vignettes, one with the motto ‘Numquam otiosis’ [never idle], the other with a crustacean and butterfly.

Frontispiece plate for ‘Memora Sachsiana…by Johann Daniel Major, Miscellanea curiosa medico-physica…1674 (Leipzig, 1675-1676).

Inscribed: ‘PHILLIPUS IACOBUS SACHS A LEWENHAIMB VRAT…’ Below, ‘Iacob Lindnitz delin. P. Kilian sculpt.’

Philipp Jakob Sachs von Löwenheim (1627-1672) German physician, naturalist and journal editor.

Associated place

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