Portrait of Martin Folkes John Faber the younger
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Portrait of Martin Folkes
Half-length portrait of Martin Folkes, looking and pointing to the left of the viewer, with curled wig, dark jacket and white necktie, against clouds and woodland. From a portrait in the collection of the Royal Society.
Inscribed below: ‘W., Hogarth pinx. 1741 J. Faber fecit 1742
Martin Folkes Esq.r
Sold by Faber at the Golden Head in Bloomsbury Square’
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.
Martin Folkes (1690-1754), British antiquary and natural philosopher, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1714.
- Image reference: RS-19549
- ©The Royal Society
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