1 of 17 portraits of William Harvey
attributed to Daniel Mytens
oil on canvas, circa 1627
28 1/2 in. x 24 in. (724 mm x 610 mm) oval
Purchased with help from the Department of the History of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Jacob Zeitlin and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1976
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- William Harvey (1578-1657), Physician, discovered the circulation of the blood. Sitter associated with 17 portraits.
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- Daniel Mytens (1590-1647), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 51 portraits, Sitter associated with 5 portraits.