Winter 2017 Auction
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 3/3/2017
French chemist, biologist, developed antibodies for rabies & anthrax, best known for his process to kill bacteria, now known as pasteurization. Exceedingly RARE portrait engraving signed "L. Pasteur" in pencil in lower white border, Pasteur adding in his own hand "Bon comme ton", in French, approving the tone of the engraving, 10x13, powerful, striking image of Pasteur including an attractive, elegant decorative border created by Louis Pierre Henriquel-Dupont in 1884, minor light foxing in blank white border mentioned only for accuracy, attractively priced, Pasteur lists in Sanders over $3,100 in signed portraits. Of historical note, Louis Pierre Henriquel-Dupont (1797-1892) was a renowned French engraver, specializing in portraits
LOUIS PASTEUR (1822-1895) PORTRAIT ENGRAVING SIGNED--EXCEEDINGLY RARE SIGNED PORTRAIT
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