Augustin Tissot.Ne en 1728.
Rare etching, 300 x 215mm. 11¾ x 8½". A fine impression with full margins.
Bust portrait in oval of Samuel Auguste André David Tissot (1728 - 1797), a notable 18th century Swiss physician. A Calvinist neurologist, physician, professor and Vatican adviser who practiced in the Swiss city of Lausanne, Tissot wrote on the diseases of the poor, on masturbation, on the diseases of the men of letters and of rich people, and nervous diseases. Four line tribute to pedestal below portrait.
Not in Wellcome.
[Ref: 21622] £140.00