Edward Gibbon Esq.r
Engraving. 140 x 101mm. 5½ x 4". Trimmed.
Edward Gibbon (1737-1794), the historian and author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire', 1776-88. He was elected Professor in Ancient History to the Royal Academy in succession to Goldsmith and lived in Lausanne for two periods, firstly from 1753-8 and then 1783-93.
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