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William Harvey

9 of 17 portraits of William Harvey

William Harvey, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Wilhelm von Bemmel, 1739 - NPG D27271 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Harvey

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Wilhelm von Bemmel
line engraving, 1739
15 in. x 10 1/4 in. (382 mm x 259 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D27271


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Sitterback to top

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

Artistsback to top

  • Wilhelm von Bemmel (1630-1708), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
  • Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780), Engraver. Artist associated with 387 portraits.
  • John & Paul Knapton (active 1735-1789), Booksellers and publishers. Artist associated with 242 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D35554: William Harvey (impression from same plate as)