Portrait of Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742) Gilles Edme Petit
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Portrait of Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742)
Half length portrait of Hoffman, seated, within an oval supported by a plinth and with a surround of drapery, a coat of arms and architectural details. The sitter is shown facing the viewer, his body turned to the right as viewed. Both hands rest on a book, opened at a page headed "OPER OMNIA". Upright books and quill pens are also on the table. With an inscription of achievements commencing: "FRIDERICUS HOFFMANNUS Regiae Majestatis Prussicae..." Inscribed below: "Anton Pesne Pictor R Effigiem Pinx: Petit Sculpsit Parisiis 1739." In pencil lower left "1720". Friedrich Hoffmann was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1720.
Original: engraving. 1739
- Image reference: RS-1837
- The Royal Society
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