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Nine cuttings of portraits from periodicals: P.14200-R-97

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Titles

Nine cuttings of portraits from periodicals

Maker(s)

Williams, E. (Printmaker)
After Nollekens, Joseph (Painter)

Description

Two cuttings with the portrait of George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron. Two cuttings with the portrait of Dr Samuel Johnson, one by E Williams after Joshua Reynolds, and the other one after Joseph Nollekens. One cutting with the portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer, illustration to the "London Magazine", 1753. One cutting with the portrait of Dr William Harvey, with the inscription "Harvey Discoverer of the circulation of the blood". One cutting with the portrait of Francis Bacon, Viscount St Albans, with the inscription "Advancement of learning". Two cuttings with the portrait of John Ray, both with the same inscription "Wisdom of God in creation".

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Spencer George Perceval, 1923

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Perceval, Spencer George

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving Engraving Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14200-R-97
Primary reference Number: 206015
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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