Record

Reference numberP/0282
LevelItem
TitlePortrait of Burnell, Jocelyn Bell by Stephen Shankland
ArtistShankland, Stephen
Date2020
DescriptionSeated portrait of Jocelyn-Bell Burnell, turned slightly to the left [as viewed], looking directly out at the camera. She wears a bag over her right shoulder and rests a notebook in her lap. Behind, the Royal Observatory of Edinburgh and the base of a Grubb-Parsons telescope are visible/
InscriptionContentVerso incsription: 'Stephen Shankland 2020 'Jocelyn Bell Burnell''
Extent1 portrait
FormatPainting
Physical descriptionOil on board, Guggenheim frame painted white with gold gilded rails, laminated UV AR Art-glazing
Dimensionsh 1115 x w 863 x d 60 mm [framed]
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceCommissioned by the Royal Society, 2019, accessioned in 2020
Related material'Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell: portrait of trailblazing astrophysicist unveiled by the Royal Society', Royal Society press release, with comments from subject, artist and head of collections
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