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Sir Christopher Wren (1632–1723)

Photo credit: St Paul's Cathedral

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A portrait of Sir Christopher Wren (1632–1723), bewigged, seated in a red velvet side chair, left hand to his waist. He is dressed in a black velvet coat with gold buttons and breeches with a white neck scarf. Wren's achievement is alluded to by the pair of dividers which he holds, the copy of 'Euclid' and the plan of the West End of the Cathedral.

St Paul's Cathedral



after 1711


oil on canvas


H 125 x W 101.5 cm

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St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Churchyard, London, Greater London EC4M 8AD England

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