Isaac Newton

Made:
1863 in United Kingdom
maker:
Godfrey Kneller
artist:
Barlow, Thomas Oldham

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Painting, Isaac Newton (1642-1727) / Thomas Oldham Barlow (1824-1889), 1863. Copied from the original of 1689 by Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646/9-1723). Oil on canvas; 74 x 62 cm or 90 x 78 x 7 cm in gilt frame. Inscribed recto: l., ISAACVS NEWTONVS. ; r., Godfrey Kneller f. 1689. Inscribed verso: Copied from the original picture by permission of Lord Portsmouth. Thomas Oldham Barlow 1863. Portrait, HS, looking slightly to r.; natural hair, shirt open at neck, brown gown loosely wrapped, r. hand resting over l. arm.

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1903-140
Materials:
gilt, oil paint on canvas
Measurements:
frame: 900 mm x 780 mm x 70 mm,
image: 740 mm x 620 mm
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Bennet Woodcroft Bequest

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