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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