Portrait of William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) by John Jackson

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Portrait of William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828)
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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23.0 x 30.4 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Portrait of William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828)
John Jackson
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© The Royal Society


Three-quarter length seated portrait of William Hyde Wollaston, body angled to the left as viewed. Wollaston's chair is red-backed, with orange-and-white striped seat and armrests. Wollaston wears a black single-breasted jacket with gold buttons over grey breeches and a white shirt and tie, with black boots with tassels. Wollaston holds a pair of spectacles hinged on a case in his right hand and a sheet of paper in the right, which has a ring on the ring finger. There are books and papers by the side of the chair, to the right as viewed, and additional papers and two inkwells on a table to the left and behind the sitter. William Hyde Wollaston was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1793, he served as its President from June 1820 to November 1820.

Original: oil on canvas, 1445x1121mm. ca. 1820 - 1824

The Artist: John Jackson

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