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Robert Nelson

Print
18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portrait of Robert Nelson, Author of 'Festivals and Fasts'; After Sir Godfrey Kneller; An oval; the face seen nearly full, and turned a little to the left; in flowing wig, the curls falling on the shoulders; Print on paper; Inscribed 'ROBERTUS NELSON, ARMIGER, OB. JAN. 16, 1714. ÆT. 58. / G. KNELLER, PINX, 1700'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
print on paper
Brief Description
Portrait of Robert Nelson, Author of 'Festivals and Fasts'; After Sir Godfrey Kneller; An oval; the face seen nearly full, and turned a little to the left; in flowing wig, the curls falling on the shoulders; Print on paper; By George Vertue; English School; 18th century.
Physical Description
Portrait of Robert Nelson, Author of 'Festivals and Fasts'; After Sir Godfrey Kneller; An oval; the face seen nearly full, and turned a little to the left; in flowing wig, the curls falling on the shoulders; Print on paper; Inscribed 'ROBERTUS NELSON, ARMIGER, OB. JAN. 16, 1714. ÆT. 58. / G. KNELLER, PINX, 1700'.
Dimensions
  • Page height: 31.6cm (approx)
  • Page width: 20.5cm (approx)
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
ROBERTUS NELSON, ARMIGER, OB. JAN. 16, 1714. ÆT. 58. / G. KNELLER, PINX, 1700 (Inscribed.)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce
Historical context
Robert Nelson was the author of 'A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England; with Collects and Prayers for each solemnity'. Published London, 1837.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.2699

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record createdApril 14, 2010
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