Portrait of August Wilhelm Hofmann (1818-1982) by Cook

Portrait of August Wilhelm Hofmann (1818-1982)


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Model is 5ft4in or 1.62m
Model is 5'4" (1.62m)

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Portrait of August Wilhelm Hofmann (1818-1982)


Half length portrait of Hofmann, standing with his right hand crooked at the hip, the left resting upon book. The sitter is shown with spectacles and a short beard and moustaches. He wears a dark coat over a lighter waistcoat showing a watch-chain, white shirt and bow tie. Inscribed: "Engraved by Cook from an original Portrait. PROFESSOR A.W.HOFMANN PH.D. PROFESSOR IN THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF CHEMISTRY. LONDON." With a facsimile signature. August Wilhelm Hofmann was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1851.

Original: stipple engraving. mid 19th century

  • Image ref: RS-1841
  • The Royal Society

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