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AuthorL.B. Holthuis
TitleOriginal watercolours donated by Cornelius Sittardus to Conrad Gesner, and published by Gesner in his (1558-1670) works on aquatic animals
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
Volume70
Year1996
Issue11
Pages169-196
ISSN0024-0672
KeywordsConrad Gesner; Cornelius Sittardus; Gysbertus Horstius; Cetacea; Pisces; Tunicata; Coelenterata; Mollusca; Echinodermata; Insecta; Crustacea Decapoda; Fungi; original 16th century illustrations
AbstractSome original watercolours, that were donated by the sixteenth century physician Cornelius Sittardus, to Conrad Gesner, who published them in his "Historia Animalium Liber IV(1558), at present are kept in the National Museum of Natural History of Leiden. These watercolours are discussed here, as well as the other figures of the Sittardus collection published by Gesner.
Classification42.01
Document typearticle
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