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William Harvey

16 of 17 portraits of William Harvey

William Harvey

by Sir George Scharf, after R. Gaywood
pencil on tracing paper, 1859
11 1/2 in. x 9 in. (292 mm x 229 mm)
Reference Collection
NPG D2198


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

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  • R. Gaywood. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • Sir George Scharf (1820-1895), Artist and art historian; first Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Artist associated with 79 portraits, Sitter in 79 portraits.

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