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Room 6
Science and the Arts in the 17th Century

This room has as its central focus a portrait of the diarist John Evelyn, one of two portraits with skulls in this space. The displays includes portraits of John Milton, William Harvey and John Bunyan, and two artist self-portraits in the corners of the room - Mary Beale and Sir Peter Lely.

Room introduction

See also: Room 6: miniature case

13 portraits on display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery