Reference numberMS/648/1/71
Previous numbersMS 648-653
Title"Allegorie", a portrait of Sir Isaac Newton, by Laurent Cars (1699-1771) after Francois Boucher William Hoare (1703-1770)
DescriptionHead and shoulders portrait of Newton contained within a wider allegorical scene, consisting of four animals: a bull, lobster, lion and ram, with two putti resting on a cloudscape. Above, Newton in an oval frame in front of a pyramid, laurels above his head: behind this, zodiacal signs. Inscribed "F.Boucher invenit et delin: Lau: Cars Sculpsit". Pencilled below "Sr. Isc. Newton".

Keynes, LII-1. Half-title of 'Tombeaux des princes, des grandes capitaines et aurtes hommes illustres qui ont fleuri dans la Grandes-Bretagne vers la fin du XVII', by Owen MacSwinney, (London, 1741).
Extent1 print
Physical descriptionEngraving, on paper
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCollected by Charles Turnor
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2870Turnor; Charles (1768 - 1853)1768 - 1853
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