[France] Poinsot, (Louis.)Membre de la Legion d'honneur. Ne a Paris, le 3 Janvier 1777, elu en 1813.
Lithograph, sheet 320 x 240mm. 12˝ x 9˝".
Expressive bust portrait of Louis Poinsot (1777 – 1859), French mathematician and physicist. Poinsot was the inventor of geometrical mechanics. From a series of portraits of members of the Institut Royal de France. Poinsot was a member of the Académie des sciences, one of five académies that made up the Institut.
Not in Wellcome.
[Ref: 21608] £140.00