London, South Kensington
22 January 2007
L'academie des Sciences et des Beaux Arts
Sebastien Le Clerc (1637-1714); etching depicting men engaged in the practice of the arts and sciences, including a magic lantern with strip slide in the front left of the picture, the plate signed S. le Clerc Invenit, 420 x 285mm.
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The image also shows a man looking at an anamorphosis of a skull and a cylindrical anamorphic mirror, amongst the many varied activities and objects depicted.
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