Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton by Sir Godfrey Kneller

Half length portrait of Newton in a long brown wig, aged sixty.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76 x 64 cm
Art Fund grant:
£400 ( Total: £800)
Acquired in:
1936
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Signed: Sir Isaac Newton painted by Sir Godfrey Kneller 1702.

Provenance

Newton, his nephew John Conduitt, his daughter married Viscount Lymington, father of the second Earl of Portsmouth. Remained in that family.

Venue details

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, LONDON London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk

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