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Creator:
Print made by James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
after Enoch Seeman, 1694–1744, British
Title:

Sir Isaac Newton

Date:
1760
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches (27.3 x 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered bottom center: "Sir Isaac Newton"; bottom left: "Drawn and Scraped MDCCLX by Iames Macardel from an Original Portrait Painted by Enoch Seeman now in the Possession of Thomas Hollis F.R. and A.S.S. |Les Italiens ces peuples ingénieux ont craint de penser les Français n'ont osé penser qu'à demie et les Anglais qui ont volé iusqu'au ciel parce qu'on ne leur a point coupé les ailes sont devenus les précepteurs des nations depuis le calcul de l'infini et la connaissance précise de la lumiére [sic] si vainement combattues iusqu'à la nouvelle charue [sic] et à l'insertion de la petite vérole combattues encore", with the reference "Ode sur la mort de Madame de Bareith avec une lettre par Mon. de Voltaire"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2011.37
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait | portraits
Associated People:
Newton, Sir Isaac (1642–1727), natural philosopher and mathematician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:66355
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