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Image number: RS.13391
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Tiberius Cavallo

Date

ca. late 18th - early 19th century

Sitter

Tiberius Cavallo (1749-1809, Italian), Physicist

Creator

Unknown, Printmaker

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 173mm
width (print): 113mm
height (paper support): 197mm
width (paper support): 130mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Tiberius Cavallo in three-quarter profile to the left as viewed. Oval in a rectangular frame.

Inscribed ‘TIBERIUS CAVALLO, F.R.S.’ and pencilled ‘1779’.

Tiberius Cavallo was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1779.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.11.

Associated place

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