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Painting (Oil on Canvas, Framed) of Johannes Hevelius, by Andreas Stech, 1677

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Inventory Number: 88639
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Persons: Andreas Stech (Painter)
Johannes Hevelius (Sitter)
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Brief Description: A portrait of the astronomer Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687) of Danzig.
For discussion, see Teresa Grzybkowska, "Andreas Stech's Portraits of Johannes Hevelius in Gdansk and Oxford. At the Origins of the Portrait of the Early Modern Scholar", Artibus et Historiae: an Art Anthology, 66 (2012), pp.287-316 (in MHS library).
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Provenance: Lent by the Bodleian Library in 2001. Presented to Oxford University by Hevelius himself.
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