P: Curie MD [facsimile signature.]
London, Published by J. Mitchell, Royal Library, 33, Old Bond St. C. Graf, Lith. to Her Majesty.
Lithograph on india paper, india 210 x 160mm. 8¼ x 6¼". Light soiling. Few creases in india.
Portrait of Paul Francis Curie MD (1799 - 1853), French homoeopathist and surgeon, Grandfather of Pierre Curie. From a series of portraits by Count Alfred Guillaume Gabriel d'Orsay (1801 - 1852), Paris-born artist and gentleman of fashion. His profile sketches of his contemporaries, to the number of 125, include among them nearly all the literary, artistic, and fashionable celebrities of that time.
O'Donoghue p.542. Wellcome 7341
[Ref: 21936] £75.00