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European Art
Artist, formerly attributed to: Jan Steven van Calcar, Dutch, 1499–1546

Portrait of Andreas Vesalius, Anatomist (1514–1564)

n.d.

Oil on canvas

127 × 101.6 cm (50 × 40 in.)
Bequest of Dr. Harvey Cushing, B.A. 1891, Hon. M.A. 1913
1939.745
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

London art dealer (by 1912); purchased by Mr. R. R. Meyer Sée (as "Portrait of a Nobleman, by Calcari); Mr. Ernest Hockliffe, Uppingham, England; for sale in Oxford, England; purchased by Dr. Harvey Cushing; Dr. Harvey Cushing Collection, Boston, Massachusetts (by 1925)

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