Abra: de Moivre F.R.S.
Sold by Faber at the Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square.
Mezzotint. 330 x 225mm, 13 x 9". Creased in corners where originally mounted.
Abraham de Moivre (1667-1754), mathematician, remembered for 'De Moivre's formula'. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1697, and was a friend of Isaac Newton, Edmund Halley, and James Stirling.
CS: 113, state i of iii. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 10480] £260.00