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Berthold Schwartz

  • Image: 7 x 5.75 in.
    Wood engraving on laid paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.110
  • No known copyright restrictions


A half-length portrait of Berthold Schwarz, a Franciscan monk who discovered gunpowder, from Les vrais pourtraits et vies des hommes illustrés, (Chap. 93), 1584, by André Thévet.


Inventeur de l'Artillerie. Chapitre 93.

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