Portrait. Engraving. Image measures 10.75" x 7.75". Page measures 17" x 12.25".
Portrait of F.J.V. Broussais (1772-1838), 19th century. Broussais was a French physician who spent three years with Napoleon and who became the chief physician at the Paris Val de Gare military hospital. He was a controversial figure whose medical theories were questioned. Engraved by Bonvoisin. Light scattered foxing. This is one of hundreds of portraits of scientists that can be found in the Gallery.
Condition: Very Good