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Portrait of Pierre Simon, Marquis de LaPlace (1749-1827)

Engraved portrait of Pierre Simon Laplace, done by Tony Goutiere (1808-1890), after original done by French painter Jean-Claude Naigeon (1753-1832), as drawn by Mlle. Houssaye. The French mathematician and astronomer gave us the Laplacian differential operator in applied mathematics.

Paris editor, Gauthier-Villars.

ID: 2002-00332
Laplace, Pierre Simon, marquis de, 1749-1827

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 8.5 x 10.5 in.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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