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Francis Lord Bacon, Viscount St. Albans

  • 1798
  • Engraved by J. Chapman, published by J. Willers
    Made in London
  • 6.5 x 4.5 in.
    Stipple engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.002
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

An oval bust-length portrait of Francis Lord Bacon (1561–1626), the English philosopher, lawyer, statesman, author, and scientist. Beneath is a rectangular image of a man seated on the left and standing figures on the right.

Inscription

Francis Lord Bacon, Viscount St. Albans. / J. Chapman sculpsit / London, Publish'd as the Act directs, Feb. 10, 1798, by J. Willers

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