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Robert Boyle

1 of 22 portraits of Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle, after Johann Kerseboom, (circa 1689-1690) - NPG 734 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Boyle

after Johann Kerseboom
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (circa 1689-1690)
29 3/4 in. x 24 1/2 in. (756 mm x 622 mm)
Purchased, 1885
Primary Collection
NPG 734


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  • Robert Boyle (1627-1691), Chemist and natural philosopher. Sitter associated with 22 portraits.

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  • Hackmann, W.D., Apples and Atoms: Portraits of Scientists from Newton to Rutherford, 1986, p. 20
  • Piper, David, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714, 1963, p. 31
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 71