Portrait of John Friend George Vertue
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Portrait of John Friend
Seated portrait of John Freind, turned to the right [as viewed], looking directly out at the viewer. With a long, curled wig, a dark coat, open at the front, with a white necktie. Before him lie a sheet of paper, a quill and ink stand, and a sculpture bust of an unknown subject. From a portrait by Michael Dahl in Christ Church, University of Oxford.
Inscribed below: ‘M. Dahl pinx G Vertue Sculpsit 1730.
Johannes Friend M.D.
Serenisimae Reginae Carolinae Archiatrus
Cui suas Artes sua dona latus et Lyram et Venae Salicntis Ictum […]’
Engraving from MS/648/4, Collectanea Newtoniana. A collection of prints and original artworks relating to Sir Isaac Newton, compiled and arranged by Charles Turnor, 1837.
John Freind (1675–1728), British physician, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1712.
- Image reference: RS-19533
- ©The Royal Society
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