Portrait of Tiberius Cavallo

    Date
    ca. late 18th - early 19th century
    Sitter
    Tiberius Cavallo (1749 - 1809, Italian) , Natural Philosopher, 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
    <The World>
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          > Italy
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.13391
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