Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe

C004/7287 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.7MB

Downloadable file size: 2.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Tycho Brahe (1546-1601), Danish astronomer. After becoming interested in astronomy as a student in Copenhagen, Tycho Brahe realized the difficulty of making accurate measurements of celestial bodies with the instruments of the day. His designs for new methods and devices won him great fame. He was granted an estate on the island of Hven to conduct his research, and funding to built the Uraniborg observatory. From there he generated the most accurate astronomical data of his time. He was exiled to Prague in 1597 and was assisted in his work there by Johannes Kepler until his death. Due to a duelling injury at university, he always wore a metal nose prosthetic. Color enhancement of BN2334.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 16th century, art, artwork, astronomer, astronomy, brahe, color, danish, drawing, engraving, enhance, enhancement, historic, historical, history, illustration, portrait, sixteenth century, tycho brahe, woodcut

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.