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John Edward Gray (1800–1873)

Photo credit: The Royal Society

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Half-length portrait of John Edward Gray, seated in a red leather armchair, body turned to the viewer’s left. Gray is dressed in a black coat, waistcoat and tie, with a white shirt. He is shown wearing gold-rimmed spectacles and a signet ring on his left hand, which also holds a sheet of paper.

The Royal Society

London


Date

1846

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 77 x W 66.4 cm

Accession number

RS.9742

Acquisition method

presented by the Botanical Society, c.1859

Work type

Painting


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