Portrait of George Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788) William Home Lizars
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Portrait of George Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788)
Head and shoulders portrait of the Comte de Buffon, head and body half-turned to the left as viewed. Frontispiece from the book The natural history of monkeys, by Sir William Jardine (Edinburgh, 1833) The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia. Vol.1. Inscribed: "Lizars sc. BUFFON Engraved for the Naturalist's Library." With a facsimile signature. Buffon was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1740.
Original: stipple engraving. 1833
- Image reference: RS-10167
- The Royal Society
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