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Early Stuart Portraits Catalogue

William Harvey (1578-1657), Physician, discovered the circulation of the blood

Portraits in Early Stuart Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

William Harvey

attributed to Daniel Mytens
circa 1627
NPG 5115

William Harvey

possibly after Richard Gaywood
based on a work of circa 1649
NPG 60

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