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Portrait of James MacArdell
Half-length portrait of James MacArdell, turned to the left [as viewed], looking directly out at the viewer, holding a scraper in one hand. Behind, a copper plate of his own engraving ‘Time clipping Cupid’s wings’, after Anthony van Dyck. After a self-portrait by MacArdell.
Inscribed below: ‘James MacArdell
R. Sayer publish’d April 20, 1771’
Engraving from MS/648/5 Collectanea Newtoniana. A collection of prints and original artworks relating to Sir Isaac Newton, compiled and arranged by Charles Turnor, 1837.
James MacArdell (c.1729-1765), Irish mezzotinter, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-19562
- ©The Royal Society
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