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Portrait of Rene Descartes (1596-1650)

Engraved portrait of French philosopher, mathematician and scientist Descartes. Original stipple engraving done by William Holl the Younger (1807-1871), possibly after original portrait of Descartes done by Dutch painter Frans Hals (ca 1582-1666).

ID: 1988-00258
Descartes, Rene

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 11.5 x 17 in.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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