Portrait of John Smeaton (1724-1792) Benjamin Wilson
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Portrait of John Smeaton (1724-1792)
Half-length portrait of John Smeaton seated at a writing table, dressed in a black coat, trousers and waistcoat, with a white shirt and neck-cloth. Smeaton wears a short brown wig and is posed with his left hand in his pocket, the right hand poised over a sheet of paper and holding a brass pen. Above and to the right as viewed are a curtain and architectural column. To the left as viewed, the Eddystone lighthouse with a ship on the horizon and a black smudge, possibly a signal rocket. John Smeaton was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1753.
Original: oil on canvas, 1267x1020mm. ca. 1759
- Image reference: RS-9739
- The Royal Society
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