© National Portrait Gallery, London
Sir Isaac Newton
by John Goldar, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt Click on the links below to find out more
line engraving, circa 1755-1795 (1702)
8 7/8 in. x 7 3/8 in. (226 mm x 186 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), Mathematical scientist. Sitter associated with 46 portraits.
- John Goldar (1729-1795), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 45 portraits.
- Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1678 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
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