Pufendorff,ne en 1631, mort en 1694.
[Paris: Brunet, c.1760.]
Crayon manner printed in reddish-brown ink, printed area 260 x 180mm. 10¼ x 7".
Portrait of Baron Samuel von Pufendorf (1632 – 1694) was a German jurist, political philosopher, economist, statesman, and historian. Among his achievements are his commentaries and revisions of the natural law theories of Thomas Hobbes and Hugo Grotius. 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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