Ca 1800 R. Denzler - Rare Copper engraved portrait of CONRAD GESNER (1516-65) - Natural History
Ca 1800 R. Denzler - Rare Copper engraved portrait of CONRAD GESNER (1516-65) - Natural History

Ca 1800 R. Denzler - Rare Copper engraved portrait of CONRAD GESNER (1516-65) - Natural History

$60.00 Dollar

Conrad Gessner was a Swiss physician, naturalist, bibliographer, and philologist. Born into a poor family in Zürich, Switzerland, his father and teachers quickly realised his talents and supported him through university, where he studied classical languages, theology and medicine.

Leaf: 23.4 x 19 cm

Rare.