Sunday, 30 October 2016

A Marble bust of Thomas Sydenham MD by Joseph Wilton

 
A Marble bust of Thomas Sydenham MD (1624 - 1689). 
by Joseph Wilton (1722 - 1803).
Royal College of Physicians.
 
For his biography see
http://munksroll.rcplondon.ac.uk/Biography/Details/4323

An excellent quality tho' odd bust which doesn't seem to bear much resemblance to other known portraits of the sitter.
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photographs taken by the Author.
 
Thomas Sydenham (1624–1689)
 
Dr Thomas Sydenham
Anonymous
61.9 x 50.8 cms
Gift of Dr Bruce McLean 1965
Royal College of Physicians
 
 
Thomas Sydenham
by Mary Beale
 
Royal College of Physicians.
 
 
Thomas Sydenham, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Mary Beale, published 1676 - NPG D30044 - © National Portrait Gallery, London
 
 
157 x 102 mm.
 
© National Portrait Gallery, London.
 
 
 
 
Thomas Sydenham
by Mary Beale
 
Royal College of Physicians.
 
 
 
 
Engraving by Houbraken, after Lely
 1746

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