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Leon Kolb Collection of Portraits

Dr. Leon Kolb, Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology in the Stanford School of Medicine, was a collector of books, pictures, and objects d'art.

The subjects in this collection of portraits include rulers, statesmen, authors, scholars, and other famous personages from ancient times to the nineteenth century. Most of the prints were produced in the 17th and 18th centuries from paintings by Has Holbein, Anthony Vandyke, Godfrey Kneller, Peter Lely, and other noted artists.