Auction Date: 2/07/2020 at 10am
The Society of Arts Awards Its Isis Medal 1820 Addressed to Miss M. Copland inviting her to attend the award committee to demonstrate her skill (she was awarded the medal, in class 2 for a landscape in oil). Allegorical vignette Isis and Britannia with kneeling supplicant submitting his work of art. Hand signed by Dr. Arthur Aikin (1773-1854) who studied with Priestly & specialized in mineralogy & botany. One of the founders of the Geological Society, member of Linnean Society, he was secretary of Society of Arts for 23 years from 1817. Size 7¼” x 10”.