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William Guy (1859–1950)

Photo credit: British Dental Association Dental Museum

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Half-length portrait, the sitter stands against a plain background looking out to his left with a hand on his gown. The most striking aspect of his appearance is his immense baroque moustache cascading like a waterfall well below his chin. He is clad in sumptuous robes: the gown of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the red and purple of his Pennsylvania honours.

British Dental Association Dental Museum



oil on canvas


H 90 x W 69.5 cm

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Acquisition method

presented to the sitter by his friends, 1933/1934

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H. Kerr RSA


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