Portrait of Martin Folkes (1690-1754) William Hogarth
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Portrait of Martin Folkes (1690-1754)
The sitter is depicted full-faced and wigged against clouds and woodland. Folkes wears a brown coat and waistcoat, both with gold buttons and both open to the waist. This reveals a white linen shirt, ruffled at the wrist and white necktie. The sitter's right hand is visible, with the index finger extended. Martin Folkes was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1714, he served as its President from 1741 to 1752.
Original: oil on canvas, 735x640mm. ca. 1740
- Image reference: RS-9283
- The Royal Society
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