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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

London


Date

after 1711

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 125 x W 101.5 cm

Accession number

570

Acquisition method

commissioned

Work type

Painting


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St Paul's Cathedral

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

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