Oval Portrait Medallion of Dr. W. Herschel
Possibly John Flaxman
Plaster stained dark brown in stamped brass frame
"FLAXMAN" on truncation
Dr. Herschel's name is impressed at base with date 1783
This item is not on view
Gift of the Bess and Sam Zeigen Family
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Possibly John Flaxman (British, 1755-1826). Oval Portrait Medallion of Dr. W. Herschel, ca. 1783. Plaster stained dark brown in stamped brass frame, 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (14 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Bess and Sam Zeigen Family, 66.229.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.229.16_bw.jpg)
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