Sir Christopher Wren

Copy after Godfrey Kneller1711/1800

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral
United Kingdom

Godfrey Kneller was the leading portrait artist in Britain during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. In 1711, the year this was painted, Sir Christopher Wren had finally finished St Paul's Cathedral, which is alluded to within the painting by the pair of dividers he holds, the copy of Euclid and the plan of the west end of the new St Paul's.

This is a copy, the original can be found in the National Portrait Gallery.


  • Title: Sir Christopher Wren
  • Creator: Copy after Godfrey Kneller
  • Date Created: 1711/1800

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