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Sir Isaac Newton

7 of 45 portraits of Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton, by and published by John Simon, after  Sir James Thornhill, circa 1700-1725 - NPG D19639 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Isaac Newton

by and published by John Simon, after Sir James Thornhill
mezzotint, circa 1700-1725
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (352 mm x 252 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19639


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  • Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), Mathematical scientist. Sitter associated with 45 portraits.

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  • John Simon (1675-1751), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 213 portraits.
  • Sir James Thornhill (1675 or 1676-1734), Decorative painter and politician; MP for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis; father-in-law of Hogarth. Artist associated with 23 portraits, Sitter associated with 14 portraits.

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