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Portrait of Évariste Galois, young man in front of bust coating a redingote. Note: It is disputed if this picture is mirrored. Ref. de:Wikipedia:Grafikwerkstatt#Welches Bild ist spiegelverkehrt? (german). Summary of pictures being used as argument by observing hair parting and lapel layering: [1], [2] Es ist fraglich, ob dieses Bild spiegelverkehrt ist. Siehe de:Wikipedia:Grafikwerkstatt#Welches Bild ist spiegelverkehrt?
Date circa 1826
date QS:P,+1826-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium drawing on gray paper
Notes This is a portrait of Évariste Galois, French mathematician, at about age 15. This was possessed by Adelaide Pauline Chantelot épouse Guinard daughter of Nathalie-Théodore Chantelot, his older sister.
References Paul Dupuy (1896). "La vie d’Évariste Galois" (pdf). Annales scientifiques de l'École normale supérieure 13: 200-201. Paris: Gauthier-Villars. ISSN 1873-2151. Retrieved on 2016.08.14.
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