Category Archives: Boilly

Antoine Petit and Jean-Nicolas Corvisart-Desmarets French physicians

Jean-Nicolas Corvisart-Desmarets was a French physician. Born in the French village of Dricourt in 1755, Corvisart translated Leopold von Auenbrugg’s Inventum Novum from Latin into French. Corvisart was especially fond of Auenbrugg’s use of chest percussion as a diagnostic tool, and began to perfect the technique.

Antoine Petit was a French physician, master of Joseph-Ignace Guillotin and Félix Vicq d’Azyr.

Size 13 x 17 cms
Price £28.00


Abraham Duquesne, marquis du Bouchet 1610-1688

French naval officer, who also saw service as an admiral in the Swedish navy. He was born in Dieppe, a seaport, in 1610, and was a Huguenot. He was the son of a naval officer and therefore became a sailor himself, spending his early years in merchant service
Artist: Boilly
Size 9 x 14 cms
Price £14.00


Charles James Fox 1749-1806

Charles James Fox, styled The Honourable from 1762, was a prominent British Whig statesman whose parliamentary career spanned 38 years of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and who was the arch-rival of William Pitt the Younger.
Artist: Boilly
Size 8 x 13 cms
Price £14.00