Original antique print showing a portrait of Sir Isaac Newton (1642 – 1727), an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, alchemist, theologian, and author.
Made by Ambroise Tardieu after Sir Godfrey Kneller.
Medium: Stipple engraving on wove paper.
Sheet size: 11.6 x 18 cm (4.57 x 7.09 inch). Image size: 7.7 x 14.3 cm. (3.03 x 5.63 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Corners top left and right browned. A few minor spots. Verso: remains of paper from attachment. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
SIR ISAAC NEWTON-SCIENTIST-PORTRAIT | PCO-C45-38
Published in France c. 1810.
Biography engraver: Ambroise Tardieu (1788?1841) was a leading French cartographer and engraver.