Joannes Clericus.Geneve Natus an. 1657. 19 Mart. S.V. Nil sine magno Vita labore deit mortalibus.
Engraving. Russian stamp on verso of board with Collector's mark Obolenski Collection. Plate 131 x 82mm (5¼ x 3¼"). Laid on album sheet and board.
Jean Le Clerc (1657-1736), Geneva-born theologian and biblical scholar famous for promoting critical interpretation of the Bible. He was author of 'Histoire des Provinces Unies des Pays Bas'.
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