• Copper Engraving of the Son of Althaea, Bernard de Montfaucon.

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    Copper engraving of the son of Althaea with the hunted Boar sent by Diana to destroy the country. From the book "L'Antiquité expliquée et représentée en figures" by the Benedictine Monk Bernard de Montfaucon. Expertly framed in black wood.

    Bernard de Montfaucon

    Dom Bernard de Montfaucon, O.S.B. was a French Benedictine monk of the Congregation of Saint Maur. He was an astute scholar who founded the discipline of palaeography, as well as being an editor of works of the Fathers of the Church.
    BornJanuary 13, 1655, 
    DiedDecember 21, 1741