Portrait of a man seated next to a desk. The subject is seated to the left and is looking upward with his chin resting on his left hand. He holds a quill in his right hand and his left elbow is resting on the desk to the right. There is an open book on the desk with anatomical images on the open pages. There is a bell jar to the right edge and the feet of a human skeleton can be seen at the upper right background.
plate mark: 50.9cm x 38.3cm
support: 87cm x 58.7cm
Place of creation
Dr David Lloyd Roberts bequest, 1920