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Sculptured Figure of Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727)

Photo credit: The Royal Society

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A maquette of a full figure of Sir Isaac Newton, inclined to the left as viewed. He wears full robes with neckbands and buckled shoes. He is standing in active pose with left foot forward and hands raised in front. The work is set on a marbleised pedestal in a glazed case.

The Royal Society

London


Date

1849

Medium

plaster

Measurements

H 47.4 x W 14.6 x D 14.4 cm

Accession number

RS.13626

Work type

Sculpture

Inscription description

on plinth: QUI GEAUS HUMANUM GENIO SUPERAVIT.


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The Royal Society

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