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William Harvey

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William Harvey, by William Faithorne, published 1653 - NPG D22768 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Harvey

by William Faithorne
line engraving, published 1653
5 1/8 in. x 3 5/16 in. (130 mm x 84 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D22768


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

Artistback to top

  • William Faithorne (circa 1620-1691), Engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 707 portraits, Sitter associated with 4 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D22767: William Harvey (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D22769: William Harvey (impression from same plate as)