image Frederick II, IM006233
Image number: RS.17177
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Frederick II

Date

16th century - 17th century

Sitter

King of Denmark Frederick II (1534-1588, Danish)

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

v6 p83

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (Plate): 204mm
width (Plate): 155mm

Subject

Description

Portrait of Frederick II (1534-1588), King of Denmark and Norway by an unknown artist. Framed with coloured slips of decorative pattern.

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