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Reference:6501 UNDER OFFER Isaac Newton Ivory Relief, c. 1740

An ivory relief portrait of Isaac Newton.

Attributed to Alexander van der Hagen.

118 x 92 x 19 mm.

Condition: Extremely fine


A finely worked and deeply characterized ivory portrait of Newton, wearing his own hair rather than a wig; shirt open at the front, with classical drapery over his right shoulder.

Comparable reliefs can be found at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore.