Paris. unbound. Portrait. Engraving. Image measures 13" x 8.5" very good.
Portrait of Antoine Darquier de Pellepoix (1718-1802) from the nineteenth century. Darquier was a French astronomer known for his discovery of the Ring Nebula in 1779 and an extensive star catalog. Overall wear, cropped margins. This is one of hundreds of portraits of scientists that can be found in the Gallery.