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Reference numberMS/648/1/31
LevelItem
TitlePortrait of Sir Isaac Newton, by George Perfect Harding (1779/1780-1853), after David le Marchand (1674-1726)
Date1838
DescriptionHead and shoulders portrait of Newton in an open shirt with folded drape. A drawing of the ivory bust now in the British Museum's collections. Inscribed below: "from a carving in ivory by Le Marchand" and signed lower right "G.P.Harding fecit." Commissioned by Charles Turnor.

The sculpture upon which this work is based is Keynes, A.2.
Extent1 drawing
Physical descriptionPencil, on paper
Dimensions245x161mm.
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCommissioned by Charles Turnor.
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2870Turnor; Charles (1768 - 1853)1768 - 1853
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