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Half-length portrait of William Clift, seated, his body turned to the right as viewed. His hands are crossed at the wrist, the right hand holding a sheaf of paper. Clift is balding, with long side whiskers. He wears a black coat, waistcoat and tie, with a high-collared white shirt.

The Royal Society

London

Title

William Clift (1775–1849)

Date

1833

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 76.7 x W 64 cm

Accession number

RS.9657

Acquisition method

presented by Mrs Caroline Amelia Owen, née Clift, 1858

Work type

Painting

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