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Reference numberMS/648/1/103
LevelItem
TitlePortrait of Sir Isaac Newton, by George Vertue (1684-1756), after John Vanderbank (1694-1739)
Date1726
DescriptionThree-quarter length portrait of the 84-year old Newton, seated in a high-backed chair, a pillar to the right. Dressed in a coat, white shirt and neck cloth. "ISAACUS NEWTON EQ. AUR. AET.83. I. Vanderbank pinxit 1725 Geo Vertue Sculpsit 1726". From an original portrait at the Royal Society.

Keynes, XLVIII-1 after Vertue's own painted copy XIII-4..
Extent1 print
Physical descriptionLine engraving, on paper
Dimensions247x161mm.
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCollected by Charles Turnor
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