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Born in London in 1951 and educated at Eton, Richard Porter knew that his career was heading towards obstetrics and gynaecology long before he graduated from Oxford University. After several training posts, including Oxford, Watford, St Mary’s and Cambridge, he was appointed a consultant in Bath in 1989, where he now lives with his wife and two grown-up daughters. They do things differently in the Bath Maternity Services.
oil on canvas
H 86 x W 113 cm
on loan from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters