London; Published April 4.th 1812, by Adlard & Jones.
Stipple. Plate 178 x 140mm. 7 x 5½".
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) the German Philosopher who researched, lectured and wrote on philosophy and anthropology during the Enlightenment. His major work was the 'Critique of Pure Reason', which aimed to unite reason with experience. One of a number of stipple heads of Kings and Queens of similar format printed on quarto sheets, by Chapman, published by J. Wilkes, 1795-1810. They probably appeared as illustrations to the 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature ... Embellished by ... engravings. Compiled ... by John Wilkes'.
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