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Dr. John Hunter

Artist:
James Tassie (British, Glasgow, Scotland 1735–1799 London)
Date:
1791
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Glass paste
Dimensions:
3 3/4 × 3 in. (9.5 × 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.33.5
Not on view
John Hunter (1728–1793) was the founder of scientific surgery. The portrait may have been occasioned by his being named surgeon general in 1791.
Inscription: On tranche of shoulder: JOHN HUNTER / 1791
[ Pirch , until 1910; sold to MMA ]
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