How you can use this image
This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence.
You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.
Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.
Click on 'More information' for further guidance on using images from Art UK.
Visit the Creative Commons website to read the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International licence
Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.
Sir John Russell Reynolds (1828–1896), Bt, is best known for his early writings on nervous diseases. He was one of the first to suggest the possibilities of using electricity as a therapeutic agent. He was a brilliant scholar, and graduated from University College, London, with gold medals in physiology, comparative anatomy and medicine. He worked as assistant physician to the Hospital for Sick Children, Westminster Hospital, and University College Hospital, and full physician and Holme professor of clinical medicine at University College.
oil on canvas
H 99.1 x W 74.2 cm
gift from Lady Reynolds, 1897