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Portrait of Rene Descartes (1596-1650)
Original engraving of Descartes, done by Flemish engraver Gerard Edelinck (1649-1707), after original portrait by Dutch painter Frans Hals (ca 1582-1666).
In matte. From Watson collection. An original note from Watson on the backing says: "Francis Hals was one of the most celebrated portrait painters of his time. Born at Mechlin 1584. Edelinck was born at Antwerp 1627."
MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; QUANTITY: 1
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