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William Harvey

12 of 17 portraits of William Harvey

William Harvey, probably after Peter Scheemakers, (circa 1750-1775) - NPG D18820 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Harvey

probably after Peter Scheemakers
line engraving, (circa 1750-1775)
11 1/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (285 mm x 192 mm) plate size; 12 1/2 in. x 9 in. (318 mm x 228 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D18820


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

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  • Peter Scheemakers (1691-1781), Sculptor. Artist associated with 4 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.