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Image number: RS.13905
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of William Harvey

Date

ca. early 19th century

Sitter

William Harvey (1578-1657, British), Physician

Creator

Edward Scriven (1775-1841, British), Engraver

Creator - Organisation

Charles Knight, Publisher

After

Peter Lely (1618-1680, Dutch), Portraitist

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 125mm
width (print): 100mm
height (paper support): 160mm
width (paper support): 121mm

Subject

Description

Half-length portrait of William Harvey in three-quarter profile to the left as viewed. He wears single-breasted coat with falling collar and a cap.

Inscribed in pencil ‘W Harvey MD FRS not.’

William Harvey (1578-1657) British physician, he was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Provenance: Noted in Catalogue of the prints in the possession of the Royal Society, by Henry George Plimmer FRS (1856-1918), manuscript, p31.

Associated place

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