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Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent (1743 - 1794)
 
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Image captionAntoine Laurent Lavoisier, fermier général né a Paris le 16 Aout 1743. Jugé le 16 Floréal l'an 2.
Creator (Artist) Duplessi-Bertaux, Jean , 1750 - 1818
  Levachez , fl. 1760 - 1820
Image Type Print
Image Date [not before 1799?]
Size 24.5 x 38.5 cm.
Call number Smith P/L398.18A L
Notes Top portrait of Lavoisier is an engraving by Levachez, and the lower scene an etching by Jean Duplessi-Bertaux. Title translation: Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Farmer General born in Paris August 16 1743. Judged Floreal [May] 16, the 2nd year [of the Republic]. Caption below image: Lavoisier arrete dans son laboratoire, par le Comite Revolutionnaire. Translation: Lavoisier arrested in his laboratory by the Revolutionary Committee. The text below the image describes his achievements and execution. Image is similar to P/L398.18 L, of which this image may be a reprint. The major difference between the two images is the portrait of Lavoisier, which is an aquatint in the other image.