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'Philosophers of the last Century' (John Mayow; John Evelyn)

9 of 13 portraits of John Evelyn

'Philosophers of the last Century' (John Mayow; John Evelyn), by James Caldwall, published by  Robert John Thornton, published 20 December 1800 - NPG D34358 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Philosophers of the last Century' (John Mayow; John Evelyn)

by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton
line engraving and etching, published 20 December 1800
18 3/4 in. x 12 7/8 in. (475 mm x 328 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1964
Reference Collection
NPG D34358


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Sittersback to top

  • John Evelyn (1620-1706), Diarist and virtuoso. Sitter associated with 13 portraits, Artist associated with 2 portraits.
  • John Mayow (1643-1679), Physiologist and chemist. Sitter in 4 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • James Caldwall (1739-1822), Engraver. Artist associated with 65 portraits.
  • Robert John Thornton (1768-1837), Physician, writer on botany and publisher. Artist associated with 48 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.