Portrait of Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657-1757) Leonie Lacoste Chollet
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Portrait of Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657-1757)
Full length seated portrait of Fontenelle dressed in loose robes and turban holding a quill pen in his right hand, the left arm leaning against a table upon which stands a globe and inkwells. Inscribed: "Guilleinot del. Chollet sc." Inscribed in pencil lower left "1732 Bernard le Bouvier de Fontenelle 1657 to 1757". Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1732.
Original: engraving. ca.1830s
- Image reference: RS-9562
- The Royal Society
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