image cheyne j, im000831
Image number: RS.13401
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of John Cheyne

Date

1839

Sitter

John Cheyne (1777-1836, British), Surgeon

Creator

John Cochran (active 1821-1865, British), Engraver

Creator - Organisation

Whittaker and Co., Publisher

After

William Deey (b.1804, British), Portraitist

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 114mm
width (print): 95mm
height (paper support): 169mm
width (paper support): 128mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of John Cheyne seated in three-quarter profile to the right as viewed and looking back to viewer. He wears regency-style jacket with high collared shirt and cravat.

Inscribed on separate paper ‘M.D. F.R.S.E.’ with facsimile signature and ‘S.Cheyne MD FRS. Not F.R.S.’ on paper support.

John Cheyne was a British physician and surgeon, he was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.12.

Associated place

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