William Harvey

1 portrait on display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery

William Harvey, attributed to Daniel Mytens, circa 1627 - NPG 5115 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

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
Primary Collection
NPG 5115


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  • William Harvey (1578-1657), Physician, discovered the circulation of the blood. Sitter in 18 portraits.

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  • Daniel Mytens (1590-1647), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 52 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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