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William Harvey

13 of 18 portraits of William Harvey

William Harvey, by Philipp Audinet, after  Wilhelm von Bemmel, published 1795 - NPG D27269 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Harvey

by Philipp Audinet, after Wilhelm von Bemmel
line engraving, published 1795
2 5/8 in. x 2 3/8 in. (67 mm x 60 mm) plate size; 8 3/4 in. x 5 1/4 in. (222 mm x 132 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D27269


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

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  • Philipp Audinet (1766-1837), Engraver. Artist associated with 21 portraits.
  • Wilhelm von Bemmel (1630-1708), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 5 portraits.