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Image number: RS.9514
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Portrait of Ralph Bathurst

Date

1676

Sitter

Ralph Bathurst (1620-1704, British), Theologian

Creator

David Loggan (bapt. 1634, d.1692, British), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 243mm
width (print): 184mm

Subject

Description

Half length oval portrait in clerical dress, with decorative scroll-work above and a coat of arms below.

Inscribed “D.Loggan ad Vivum delin.”. The oval portrait surround has the text: “RANDOLPHUS BATHURST M.DR. ECCL. CATHEDR. WELLENSIS DE CAN. REG. MA. TI A SACRIS COLL. TRIN. PRAES ET ACAD. OXON. VICECANCELLARIUS 1676”.

Ralph Bathurst was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1663.

Object history

Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p.8. J.P.Gassiot Collection, purchased 1878.

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