Gravelot, Hubert (1699-1773) (after); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1738. Automates; French engineer and inventor (1709-82); invented first fully automated loom; Academie Royale des Sciences; Royal Academy of Science; Jacques Guerin Imprimeur, quai des Augustins, Paris; Provenance: CNAM, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, Paris / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.