Portrait of Edward Sabine (1788-1883) Stephen Pearce
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Portrait of Edward Sabine (1788-1883)
Half-length portrait of Edward Sabine looking to the viewer's right. Dressed in a dark single-breasted frock coat, black tie and high collared shirt. Sabine holds in both hands a paper document with a round brass tie, the paper headed: "Terrestrial Magnetism 11"18". Sabine is posed with regalia to signify his office as President of the Royal Society. To the left of the painting and slightly behind Sabine is the Society's sculpture bust of Sir Joseph Banks by Sir Francis Chantrey. To the right and in front of Sabine is the head of the Society's silver mace lying on its red velvet and tasselled cushion. Sabine was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1818, he served as its President from 1861-1871.
Original: oil on canvas, 1275x1021mm. 1855
- Image reference: RS-9683
- The Royal Society
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