Reference numberMS/648/1/91
TitlePortrait of Sir Isaac Newton, by George Perfect Harding (1779/1780-1853), after Charles Jervas (1675?-1739)
DescriptionHalf-length painting of Newton, from an original oil portrait by Jervas at the Royal Society, showing the sitter in 1717 at the age of 74. Newton is shown in a red coat with a dark waistcoat and white neck-cloth. Not signed.

After Keynes, VI-1.
Extent1 painting
Physical descriptionWatercolour on paper
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyCollected by Charles Turnor
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