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The Lodestone, the Magnet (Lapis Polaris, Magnes)

Theodoor Galleca. 1590-1600

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: The Lodestone, the Magnet (Lapis Polaris, Magnes)
  • Creator: Theodor Galle after Stradanus
  • Date Created: ca. 1590-1600
  • Set or Series Title: New Discoveries and Inventions (Nova Reperta)
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/Obj16826
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1960
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving
  • Keywords: magnetism, magnets, science, technology
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Engraved by Theodor Galle after Johannes Stradanus; published by Philip Galle. The DAC holds ten plates from the Nova Reperta set of 20.
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 200 mm x 270 mm (7.87 in. x 10.63 in.).
  • Bibliography: Hollstein 410–419 (vol. 7, p. 87); Hollstein 129–138 (vol. 4, p. 213); Nagler, Kuenstler-Lexikon (vol. 17, p. 449); Nagler, Kuenstler-Lexikon (vol. 19, p. 555)
  • Associated People: Created by Theodor Galle (Dutch (Flemish), baptized 1571 - buried 1633), After Stradanus (Jan Van Der Straet) (Flemish, 1523-1605)
  • Accession Number: 1960.4.5.3

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