Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.
Group portrait and historical painting depicting a delegation from Council of the Royal Society in 1857, offering the organisation’s Presidency to Michael Faraday, who refused the office. The delegation occupies the left of the composition, facing Faraday across a table. The group is: John Wrottesley (seated left); J. P. Gassiot (seated, centre left); W. R. Grove (standing) and Michael Faraday (seated, right).
oil on canvas
137.6 x 183 cm
presented by John Peter Gassiot, 1873
The Royal Society
6–9 Carlton House Terrace, London, Greater London SW1Y 5AG EnglandView venue
How you can use this image
© All rights reserved
All images on Art UK are protected by copyright and image permissions vary across the Art UK website. Please check individual artwork pages for information about permitted use.
This image can be used for non-commercial research or private study purposes, and other UK exceptions to copyright permitted to users based in the United Kingdom under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised.
Some images on Art UK are available to purchase as prints and may be available to license for commercial purposes through the Art UK Shop.
For all other types of use please contact the owning collection. Their website may have more information about permitted uses and licensing.