Portrait of Pierre Louis de Maupertuis Johann Jacob Haid
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Portrait of Pierre Louis de Maupertuis
Three quarter-length portrait of Pierre Louis de Maupertuis, turned to the right [as viewed], looking directly out at the viewer. With a long dark robe, with fur lining, fur hat and fur scarf, his hand resting upon a globe and a mountainous landscape in the background.
Inscribed below: ‘PETRVS LVDOVICVS MOREAV DE MAUVPERTVIS
Membrum primarium regiae Acad Scient. Pari […]
Tournières pinx. I. Iac. Haid Dc. Aug Vaid’
Engraving from MS/648/5 Collectanea Newtoniana. A collection of prints and original artworks relating to Sir Isaac Newton, compiled and arranged by Charles Turnor, 1837.
Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis (1698-1759), French mathematician, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1728.
- Image reference: RS-19557
- ©The Royal Society
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