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Sir Isaac Newton
(1738-1742)
illustration from The heads of illustrious persons of Great Britain by Thomas Birch, published by John and Paul Knapton, London, 1743–52

Medium
engraving and etching
Measurements
35.5 × 22.0 cm (image) 36.9 × 23.3 cm (plate) 53.0 × 38.6 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Hind p. 154; IFF 568 (Gravelot)
Inscription
printed in ink (in image) l.l.: Sr. (. under r) ISAAC NEWTON
printed in ink l.l.: J. Houbraken sculpsit.
printed in ink l.c.: In the Possesion of John Conduit Esqr. (. under r)
printed in ink l.r.: G. Kneller pinx
Accession Number
1278.240-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display