Carl Friedrich Gaus, German mathematician, mid 19th century.
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Carl Friedrich Gaus, German mathematician, mid 19th century.

Jensen

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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Photogravure after an earlier painting by Jensen. Carl Friedrich Gaus (1777-1855) together with Baron Augustin Louis Cauchy, founded the modern form of complex analysis, which was to have a profound effect on mathematics for the rest of the 19th century. He was also the inventor of the heliotrope, a surveying instrument. From a collection of portraits of scientists published by Photographische Gesellschaft, Berlin, 1910. Dimensions: 460mm x 340mm.
 

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