Greuze, Jean Baptiste (1725-1805) (school of); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 18th Century. French philosopher, mathematician and politician; member of the Academie des Sciences and the Academie Francaise; worked on the theory of probability; opposed the extremes of the Jacobins in the Revolution and died in prison; author of 'Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind'; Provenance: Ch�teau de Versailles, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.