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Martin Folkes (1690-1754), Antiquary

Sitter in 20 portraits
Artist associated with 1 portrait
The mathematician and antiquary Folkes was elected to the Royal Society at the age of 23, and later served as its President from 1741-53. He is known for cataloguing the historic gold and silver coins of England.

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1926

Martin Folkes

by Bernard Lens (III)
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, circa 1720
NPG 1926

5757

Martin Folkes

by Jacques Antoine Dassier
bronze medal, 1740
NPG 5757

D11696

Martin Folkes

by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, 1719 (1718)
NPG D11696

D13200

Martin Folkes

by William Hogarth
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D13200

D1974

Martin Folkes

by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, 1737 (1736)
NPG D1974

D1975

Martin Folkes

by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, 1737 (1736)
NPG D1975

D4987

Martin Folkes

by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, 1737 (1736)
NPG D4987

D1976

Martin Folkes

by John Faber Jr, after William Hogarth
mezzotint, 1742 (1741)
NPG D1976

D1977

Martin Folkes

by John Faber Jr, after William Hogarth
mezzotint, 1742 (1741)
NPG D1977

D1978

Martin Folkes

by James Macardell, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, late 1740s-1750s
NPG D1978

D1979

Martin Folkes

by James Macardell, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, late 1740s-1750s
NPG D1979

D36990

Martin Folkes

by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, 1719 (1718)
NPG D36990

D19459

Martin Folkes

by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, 1719 (1718)
NPG D19459

D20449

Martin Folkes

by and published by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, 1737 (1736)
NPG D20449

D19179

Martin Folkes

by and published by John Faber Jr, after William Hogarth
mezzotint, 1742 (1741)
NPG D19179

D14029

Martin Folkes

published by John Hinton, after Thomas Hudson
line engraving, published circa 1745-1753
NPG D14029

D36991

Martin Folkes

by James Macardell, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, late 1740s-1750s
NPG D36991

D36992

Martin Folkes

by Thomas Cook, published by George and John Robinson, after William Hogarth
line engraving, published 1 August 1802
NPG D36992

D837

Martin Folkes

by George Perfect Harding
pencil, 1802-1853
NPG D837

D36993

Martin Folkes

published by Jones & Co, after William Hogarth
stipple engraving, published 1820s? (mid 18th century)
NPG D36993