Portrait of John Harris (1661-1719) by George Vertue

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Portrait of John Harris (1661-1719)
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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22.5 x 30.5 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Portrait of John Harris (1661-1719)
George Vertue
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© The Royal Society


Head and shoulders portrait in gown, wig and falling bands. Oval surround with decorative acanthus top, engraved inscription within the surround, and coat of arms below. Inscribed: "IOHANNES HARRIS SAC. THEO. Pro. & R.S.S. A,Russel pinxit Geo: Vertue Sculp: 1719." In pencil lower left "1696* Originally printed in Harris's The history of Kent in Five Parts: volume 1 (London, 1719). John Harris was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1696.

Original: stipple engraving. 1719

The Artist: George Vertue

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