Title: Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
Original Format: photograph: negative
Description: Engraving of Newton portrait done by William Derby (1786-1847), with permission by engraver Willam Thomas Fry (1789-1843), after a Newton portrait done in 1702 by the reknowned German/English baroque portrait painter Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723). The original oil painting is on display in the British National Portrait Gallery. Fry’s original engraving of Newton was one of eight portraits done between 1829 and 1843 for the 2nd edition of Edmond Lodge’s Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. Published by Harding and Lepard, London.
Collection: Fine Art
Caltech Archives ID: FA-PR-0096