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William Harvey

10 of 17 portraits of William Harvey

William Harvey, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Wilhelm von Bemmel, 1739 - NPG D35554 - © 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
14 1/2 in. x 9 1/8 in. (367 mm x 233 mm) plate size; 14 7/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. (378 mm x 275 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source
Reference Collection
NPG D35554


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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 386 portraits.
  • John & Paul Knapton (active 1735-1789), Booksellers and publishers. Artist associated with 239 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D27271: William Harvey (impression from same plate as)