Jean Bapt.e. Rousseau.Né á Paris en 1671.
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Line Engraving with small margins. 140mm x 100mm, (5½" x 4")
Portrait of the French poet Jean Baptiste Rousseau (1671-1741), enemy of Voltaire, within an oval. Rousseau's scandalous verses saw him condemned to exile; he spent much of his life abroad and rejected an eventual invitation to return to France.
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