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Brook Taylor (1685–1731)

Photo credit: The Royal Society

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Head and shoulders portrait of Brook Taylor in a painted oval, wearing a shoulder-length grey wig. Taylor is dressed in a light brown coat with prominent buttons, opened to show a yellow silk waistcoat brocaded in a floral design with silver and dark green, also open, and a white shirt and cravat.

The Royal Society

London

  • Date

    c.1720

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    76 x 63.4 cm

  • Accession number

    RS.9685

  • Acquisition method

    presented by Sir William Young, 1807

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The Royal Society

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