Portrait of Richard Bentley George Vertue
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Portrait of Richard Bentley
Half-length portrait of Richard Bentley, looking right of the viewer [as viewed], with a curled wig, dark robes and a white necktie. In an oval frame, mounted on a plinth inscribed: ‘RICHARDUS BENTLEIUS AET: XLVIII. MDCCX’.
Inscribed below: ‘I Thornhill pinxit. Geo: Vertue: Sculp:’
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.
Richard Bentley (1662–1742), British philologist and classical scholar, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1695.
- Image reference: RS-19526
- ©The Royal Society
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