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Published: 15 April 2021 (Estimated)

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780198830061

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Martin Folkes (1690-1754)

Newtonian, Antiquary, Connoisseur

Anna Marie Roos

  • First full-length biography of an eminent Enlightenment figure, mathematician and protégé of Isaac Newton
  • Contains the first complete analysis and reconstruction of the tragic life and career of Folkes's wife, Drury Lane star Lucretia Bradshaw
  • Features a novel analysis of the prints and drawings of William Hogarth with regard to the Royal Society, freemasonry and coffeehouse culture

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