Charron,ne en 1541, mort en 1603.
[Paris: Brunet, c.1760.]
Crayon manner printed in reddish-brown ink, printed area 270 x 185mm. 10½ x 7¼".
Portrait of Pierre Charron (1541 – 1603) was a French 16th-century Catholic theologian and philosopher. 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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