Prosper Alpinus

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Prosper Alpinus
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Three quarter length portrait of Porspero Alpini, 1553 – 1617, Italian physician, botanist and author. He stands at a table right hand placed on an astrolade, his left hand on the table fingers resting against books laying there, the titles De Plantis Aegyptior & Exoticis and De Praesagienda Vita & Morte.