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A physician (William Cullen?) taking the pulse of a gouty bachelor as he receives a paternity claim. Oil painting formerly attributed to John Kay.

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1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 72 x 58.5 cm

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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. 475


Wellcome Library no. 47343i

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After: a mezzotint 'The miseries of a single life', London: Carington Bowles, ca. 1770 (Wellcome Library catalogue no. 11198i)

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