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Image number: RS.13939
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Nicolas Joseph Jacquin

Date

18th century

Sitter

Nicolas Joseph Jacquin (1727-1817, Dutch), Physician

Creator

Johann Conrad Krüger (1733-1791, German), Engraver

After

Joseph Kreitzinger (1757-1829, German), Painter

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 190mm
width (print): 109mm
height (paper support): 225mm
width (paper support): 131mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Nicholas Joseph Jaquin in right profile. He wears buckled wig with queue and wears coat with necktie. In a round frame surmounted with ribbon and upon a pedestal inscribed with the sitters name.

Inscribed ‘NICKLAS JOSEPH VON JACQUIN. Jos Kreitzinger pinx [?] J.C. Keüger sc: Berolini’ and pencilled ‘1788. Botanist.’

Nicolas Joseph Jacquin (1727-1817) Dutch physician, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1788.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p35.

Associated place

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