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Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast von Hohenheim, known as Paracelsus

  • Image: 5.5 x 4.75 in.
    Woodcut on laid paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.084
  • No known copyright restrictions


A woodcut of Paracelsus shown holding a sword with his arms and a long inscription around the border. To his left is a coat of arms and a priest in a window; to his right is a window with a baby head and books.


Laus Deo, Pax Vivis, Requies Aeterna Sepultis. Alterius Non Sit, Qui Suus Esse Potest. Omne Donum Perfectum a Deo, Imperf. A Diabo.

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