LaBruierene en 1644, mort en 1696.
[Paris: Brunet, c.1760.]
Crayon manner printed in reddish-brown ink, printed area 260 x 190mm. 10¼ x 7½".
Portrait of Jean de La Bruyère (1645 – 1696), French essayist and moralist. By Jean Charles François (1717 - 1769), inventor the crayon manner technique of etching in 1757. For Alexandre Savérien's 'Histoire des Philosophes modernes', published in eight 4to volumes from 1760-1767. 79 plates (and eight frontispieces) were engraved for the book.
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