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William Harvey

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William Harvey, possibly after Richard Gaywood, (circa 1649) - NPG 60 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Harvey

possibly after Richard Gaywood
oil on canvas, (circa 1649)
38 1/2 in. x 31 1/4 in. (978 mm x 794 mm)
Purchased, 1859
Primary Collection
NPG 60


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  • William Harvey (1578-1657), Physician, discovered the circulation of the blood. Sitter in 17 portraits.

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  • Piper, David, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714, 1963, p. 159
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 286

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