Portrait of Joseph Spence George Vertue
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Portrait of Joseph Spence
Half-length portrait of Joseph Spence, turned to the right [as viewed], looking back to the left, with a dark coat and white necktie. In an oval frame inscribed: JOSEPH SPENCE A. M.’m on a plinth inscribed with a scene of artists at work.
Inscribed below: ‘Isaac Whood pinxit. G. Vertue Sculp 1746’
Engraving from MS/648/6 Collectanea Newtoniana. A collection of prints and original artworks relating to Sir Isaac Newton, compiled and arranged by Charles Turnor, 1837.
Joseph Spence (1699-1768), British literary scholar and anecdotist, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-19572
- ©The Royal Society
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