Reference numberMS/648/1/19
TitlePortrait of Sir Isaac Newton, by Jacob Houbraken (1698-1780) after Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1743)
Date18th century [c.1740s?]
DescriptionOval head and shoulders portrait of Newton above a pedestal decorated with laurel, a lamp, books and instruments. A pyramid structure is visible behine and below Newton a classical scene [two muses?] within a circular frame. Lower left, "J. Houbraken sculpsit."

Variation on Keynes, XLIII-2, lacking the name of Newton within scrollwork.
Extent1 print
Physical descriptionLine engraving, on paper
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCollected by Charles Turnor
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2870Turnor; Charles (1768 - 1853)1768 - 1853
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