image Baronius C, IM006237
Image number: RS.17164
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Caesar Baronius

Date

17th century

Sitter

Caesar Baronius (1538-1607, Italian), Clergyman

Creator

Unknown, Artist

After

Francesco Villamena (1560-1624, Italian), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v6 p45

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (plate): 164mm
width (plate): 109mm

Subject

Description

Engraved portrait of Caesar Baronius, after an engraving by Francesco Villamena. Framed with coloured slips of decorative pattern.

Caesar Baronius (1538-1607) was an Italian cardinal and church historian.

From a set of albums known as Collectanea Newtoniana, a selection of prints, original artwork and manuscripts relating to Newton, collected by Charles Turnor (1768-1853). Turnor was an astronomer, collector and Fellow of the Royal Society. He owned Woolsthorpe Manor (Newton’s birthplace).

Related Fellows

Isaac Newton (1642-1727, British), Natural philosopher

Associated place