Stipple. 210 x 145mm (8¼ x 5¾"). Slight foxing. Cut to platemark.
Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889), French chemist whose work with fatty acids led to uses in the arts and sciences. He is known for his discovery of margaric acid and his design of an early form of soap made from animal fats and salt. He lived to 102 and was pioneer in the field of gerontology.
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