image Gassendi P, IM006235
Image number: RS.17172
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Pierre Gassendi

Date

1675-1703

Sitter

Pierre Gassendi (1592-1655, French), Natural philosopher

Creator

Jacques Lubin (1654-1707, French), Printmaker

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v6 p63

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (plate): 275mm
width (plate): 222mm

Description

Engraving of a half-length portrait in an oval frame of the French philosopher Pierre Gassendi.

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

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