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A man. Oil painting.

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Formerly regarded as a portrait of the Hon. Robert Boyle. "In my view not Boyle. Does not look like any in Maddison Cat. Also none have Geneva bands. Looks like a divine": Professor Duncan Thorburn Burns, Department of Analytical Chemistry, The Queen's University of Belfast, in an e-mail to the Wellcome Library, 30 April 2001

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1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 76 x 63.5 cm

Publications note

Christopher Wright et al., British and Irish paintings in public collections, New Haven and London: Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2006, p. 201


Wellcome Library no. 45549i

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