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Sr. Francis Bacon, Viscount St. Albans, Lord Chancellor

  • Engraved by Anthony Walker
  • 6.5 x 4 in.
    Engraving on laid paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.005
  • No known copyright restrictions


An oval bust-length portrait of Sir Francis Bacon (1561–1626), English statesman, essayist, and philosopher.


Born in London 1561. Died 1626.

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