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Portrait of Fontenelle
Portrait of Fontenelle
Date:
18th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
16.4 x 10.9 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.29181
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Profile of Fontenelle. Born in Rouen February 1657, died in Paris 1757. Artistocratic. Venerable. Long white curly wig, hooked nose, strong chin and jaw. Wears elegantly tied scarf at neck.