Thomas Sydenham 1624-1689 physician

Thomas Sydenham was an English physician. He was the author of Observationes Medicae which became a standard textbook of medicine for two centuries so that he became known as ‘The English Hippocrates’. Among his many achievements was the discovery of a disease, Sydenham’s Chorea, also known as St Vitus Dance.

Artist: Sir Peter Lely

Size 14 x 9 cms

Price £10.00