Lot #160
Antoine Lavoisier

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Estimate: $1500+

Description

Extremely influential French chemist (1743-1794) noted for his discovery of the role oxygen plays in combustion; he was executed by guillotine during the French Revolution due to his involvement with the deeply unpopular Ferme Générale. ALS in French, signed “Lavoisier,” one page, 6.5 x 8.25, March 23, 1791. Letter concerning the details of some payments. In fine condition. Lavoisier is uncommon in in this format, as most of his letters were written in another hand.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #600 - Ended January 13, 2021





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