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Antique Diderot Astronomy Engraving c. 1776 Diderot Encyclopedia 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches

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A one of a kind astronomy engraving from the famous Diderot Encyclopedia, c. 1776. This hand colored antique measures 9 1/2 x 15 inches (24 x 39 cm) with age toning to the cream background (see images).

Denis Diderot (cofounder and editor of the encyclopedia) was a French philosopher, writer and art critic. He published material in the encyclopedia that was quite controversial at the time (i.e religion, natural law). The Diderot Encyclopedia is also well known for it's focus on science and the mechanical arts.

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Reviewed by Kari Parker
5 out of 5 stars
May 30, 2018
Item shipped quick, and arrived in tact.
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5 out of 5 stars
May 2, 2018
The print is stunning and beautifully framed ! Thank you. I would love to purchase more prints in the near future.
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Antique Diderot Astronomy Engraving c. 1776 Diderot Encyclopedia 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches

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