Stipple with large margins. Plate 145 x 90mm (5¾ x 3½").
Simon Claude de L'Isle (1675-1726), brother of the French mapmakers Guillaume and Joseph Nicolas de L'Isle, but became an historian. 'de l'Hérissel' was an epithet. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
[Ref: 29546] £70.00