Encyclopedie Frontispiece

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Mark Cartwright
by B.-L Provost/Charles-Nicolas Cochin II
published on 28 November 2023
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The frontispiece of the Encyclopedia, a massive multi-volume work first published in 1751 and chiefly edited by Diderot (1713-1784). The figure in the centre is Truth whose light radiates forth and disperses the clouds of ignorance. Engraved by B.-L Provost from a drawing by Charles-Nicolas Cochin II.

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II, B. P. C. (2023, November 28). Encyclopedie Frontispiece. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18192/encyclopedie-frontispiece/

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