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Portrait of William Hunter c1739

52.0 x 38.2 CRE HUNTER, James; (Scottish; c1715-1745) This amateur drawing of a characteristically alert young gentleman was recently identified as portrait of the anatomist, and founder of the Hunterian, William Hunter (1718-1783). William's elder brother James (c.1717-1745) studied law in Edinburgh, but his passion was for painting. This work is drawn on professionally prepared vellum, an animal…