A man designated as Dr William Hunter. Oil painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

  • Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792.
Date:
1782
Reference:
2848964i
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Description

Bust length directed to left facing front, wearing wig and court dress consisting of a blue coat with frogging, and a white stock. "By comparing this with other known portraits of him, the sitter here is almost certainly William Hunter" (Taylor, loc. cit.)

Publication/Creation

1782

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 70 x 56 cm

References note

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: a complete catalogue of his paintings, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000, no. ???
Jean Taylor, The Hunterian Society: a catalogue of its records and collections relating to John Hunter and the Hunterian tradition with a history of the Society, London : Hunterian Society, 1990, pp. 218 and 131,

Reference

Hunterian Society loan to the Wellcome Collection 2848964i

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