Portrait of Isaac Newton (1642-1727) by Burnet Reading

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Portrait of Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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21.7 x 30.5 cm
Frame: Unframed
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Portrait of Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
Burnet Reading
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© The Royal Society


Half-length portrait of a young man with long hair, wearing an academic gown, his hands resting on a globe. Inscribed below: "SIR ISAAC NEWTON, when Bachelor of Arts in Trinity College, Cambridge. Engraved by Bt. Reading from a Head painted by Sir Peter Lely in the possession of the Right Honorable Lord Viscount Cremorne". Isaac Newton was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1672, he served as its President from 1703 to 1727.

Original: engraving. 1799

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