Reference numberMS/648/1/83
TitlePortrait of Sir Isaac Newton, by James MacArdell (1710?-1765), after Enoch Seeman (1694-1744)
DescriptionHead and shoulder portrait of Newton wearing a dark coat and waistcoat, with a white neck-cloth. Inscribed below the image "SIR ISAAC NEWTON DRAWN AND SCRAPED MDCCLX BY JAMES MACARDEL FROM AN ORIGINAL PORTRAIT PAINTED BY ENOCH SEEMAN NOW IN THE POSSESSION OF THOMAS HOLLIS F.R. AND A.S.S." There follows an extended quotation from Voltaire commencing: "LES ITALIENS CES PEUPLES..."
Extent1 print
Physical descriptionMezzotint, on paper
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCollected by Charles Turnor
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2870Turnor; Charles (1768 - 1853)1768 - 1853
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