This etching, by the Italian engraver and etcher Giuseppe [Joseph] Longhi, reproduces a work by the Dutch master of chiaroscuro, Rembrandt van Rijn. The original painting traveled to France in the 18th century and…
The scene, from an episode in Samuel Butler's mock-heroic epic, "Hudibras," shows the title character as he confronts the astrologer Sidrophel in a clandestine laboratory. Angry at the truths of his past which the…
- circa 1584
This representation of the ancient Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, who was greatly revered in the Renaissance era, comes from chapter 25 of the publication Les vrais pourtraits et vies des hommes…
Postcard with Yemen postage stamp commemorating the inauguration of new World Health Organization offices
Stamp issued by the Yemen Arab Republic depicting Avicenna, red roses, and the new World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva completed in 1966.
Iranian postage stamp commemorating the 1100th birthday of Abū Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyyā al-Rāzī (Rhazes)
Depicts Abū Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyyā al-Rāzī (also known as Rhazes), a Persian polymath, physician, alchemist, and philosopher.
Depicts Avicenna, a scholar of the Islamic Golden Age.
- after 1979 – before 2000
Depicts Avicenna along with an anatomical sketch in the background.