C1764

1. La Lune de Mer ou Poissons d'Argent. 2. Le Crapeaud deMer. 3. Le Pantoufier panapa ou le Marteau.

Early engraving of various fish, including Sun Fish, Hammer Head Shark.

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Full Title:

1. La Lune de Mer ou Poissons d’Argent. 2. Le Crapeaud deMer. 3. Le Pantoufier panapa ou le Marteau.

Date:

C1764

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

140mm 
x 195mm

Paper Size: 

185mm 
x 255mm
AUTHENTICITY
1. La Lune de Mer ou Poissons d'Argent. 2. Le Crapeaud deMer. 3. Le Pantoufier panapa ou le Marteau. - Antique Print from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

Early engraving of various fish, including Sun Fish, Hammer Head Shark.

Denis Diderot (1713 - 1784)

Diderot was the most prominent of the French Encyclopaedists. The Encyclopédie is the most famous publications representing the thought and ideals of the Enlightenment. The Encyclopédie's aim was "to change the way people think". Diderot wanted to incorporate all of the world's knowledge into the Encyclopédie and it was the first general encyclopaedia to describe the mechanical arts. It attempted to collect and summarise human knowledge in a variety of fields and topics, including philosophy, theology, science and the arts. The Encyclopédie was controversial for reorganising knowledge based on human reason instead of by nature or theology.

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