Title: Galileo, 1564-1642
Original Format: photograph: print
Description: Photo reproduction of Robert Hart’s stipple engraving published by Charles Knight of London in 1834, after a 1757 oil on canvas portrait done by Scottish portrait painter Allan Ramsay (1713-1784) and presented to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1759; Ramsay inspired after Flemish portraitist Justus Sustermans’ (1597-1681) oil on canvas portrait of Galileo painted c. 1640, which hangs in the Pitti Gallery in Florence.
Collection: Photograph Collection
Series/File: History of Science
Caltech Archives ID: 50.12-24