[Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . .
$600 / ≈ €522
Educated at a Jesuit school, he eventually became a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences. As an Imperial Geographer he had special printing privileges, which were not only the best reference for customers but also gave him exclusive rights in his various endeavors as an engraver, publisher, cartographer, and a scientist. Homann died in Nuremberg. His company lasted until 1848.
After a painting of Joannes Krenckel (1688–1722), and engraved by Wilhelm Winter (1696–1765).
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