[Germany] I.B. Basedow.
[German, n.d., c.1731 (?per pencil annotation to verso).]
Etching, 215 x 175mm. 8½ x 7". Slight stain lower right.
Oval portrait in profile of Johann Bernhard Basedow (1724 – 1790), German educational reformer, teacher and writer. He founded the Philanthropinum, a short-lived but influential progressive school in Dessau, and was the author of "Elementarwerk", a popular illustrated textbook for children.
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