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CHT2562801
Title
'Les Essais', by Michel de Montaigne, published 1595 (engraving)
Artist
French School, (16th century) / French
Location
Bibliotheque des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France
Medium
engraving
Date
1595 (C16th)
Description
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-92) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre.
Photo credit
© Archives Charmet / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
frontispiece / philosophical / front page / philosopher / philosophy / title page / essays / essais / michel de montaigne
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