Engraved portrait of French philosopher, mathematician and scientist Descartes. Original stipple engraving done by William Holl the Younger (1807-1871), possibly after original portrait of Descartes done by Dutch painter Frans Hals (ca 1582-1666).
Original in Fine Art Box 1
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