image Kepler J, IM006261
Image number: RS.17182
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Johannes Kepler

Date

19th century

Sitter

Johannes Kepler (1571-1630, German), Astronomer

Creator

Mackenzie (active early 19th century), Printmaker

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v6 p101

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (page): 290mm
width (page): 201mm

Subject

Description

Potrait of Johannes Kepler, etched and stipple engraved by F. Mackenzie.

Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) was a German mathematician and astronomer/astrologer. He worked for Tycho Brahe and was an advisor to Emperor Rudolf II.

From a set of albums known as Collectanea Newtoniana, a selection of prints, original artwork and manuscripts relating to Newton, collected by Charles Turnor (1768-1853). Turnor was an astronomer, collector and Fellow of the Royal Society. He owned Woolsthorpe Manor (Newton’s birthplace).

Related Fellows

Isaac Newton (1642-1727, British), Natural philosopher

Associated place