Reference numberP/0048
TitlePortrait of Galilei, Galileo
ArtistAfter Justus Sustermans
DescriptionHead and shoulders, left profile. He was born in 1564 and died in 1642, and was not a Fellow. His study of mathematics and astronomy won him international fame
MaterialsOil on canvas
Dimensions609 x 508 mm
NotesRobinson, Norman H and Forbes, Eric G 'The Royal Society catalogue of portraits' (London: Royal Society, 1980)
Access statusOpen
Related material Colour transparency, Box N101; Colour negative, Box N101. IM/001594
Related records in the catalogueIM/001594

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