French School, (18th century); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1704. Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce, baron de La Hontan (1666-1715); French soldier and writer, explorer; went to Canada in 1683 as a marine lieutenant, participated in an unsuccessful campaign against the Iroquois in 1684; Provenance: Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.