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Image number: RS.13926
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Anthony Horneck

Date

17th century

Sitter

Anthony Horneck (1641-1697, German British), Clergyman

Creator

Robert White (1645-1703, British), Engraver

After

Mary Beale (1633-1699, British), Painter

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 161mm
width (print): 130mm
height (paper support): 184mm
weight (paper support): 108mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Anthony Horneck turned to the right and looking out to viewer. He wears mid-length periwig and is dressed in cassock and bands. Oval in a rectangular frame.

Inscribed ‘Mrs Beale pinxit. R. White sculp. The Reverend Dr. Anthony Horneck.’ Pencilled ‘1668’ lower left hand corner.

Anthony Horneck (1641-1697) German clergyman and scholar, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1669.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p30.

Associated place

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