Reference numberP/0271
TitlePortrait of Higgins, Julia Stretton
ArtistSullivan, Benjamin
DescriptionHalf-length portrait of Dame Julia Higgins, facing the viewer, seated on a green leather and oak library chair, her right arm leaning upon a semi-circular table. A pencil held in her right hand: in her left hand, a draft scientific paper with a graph, headed ‘size of initial phase’.
Physical descriptionOil on panel
Dimensionsh 818 x w 614 mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceCommissioned by the Royal Society on 26 April 2016. Sittings commenced at the Reform Club on 23 November 2016 and continued until 22 February 2017.


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