French School, (17th century); French. Medium: marble. Date: 17th Century. Pascal (1623-62) inventor of the mechanical calculator; author of the 'Pensees', first published in 1670; 'Pari de Pascal'; wager; gambit; b/w photo; black and white photograph; Studio Giraudon 1931; Provenance: Church of Saint-Etienne-du-Mont, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.