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Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723), Architect and scientist
Sitter in 14 portraits
Architect and scientist. After the Great Fire of 1666, he rebuilt St Paul's Cathedral and many of the City churches; his other work includes the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford (1664-9), Trinity College Library in Cambridge (1674-84), Chelsea Hospital and Greenwich Hospital (from 1696). He was Professor of Astronomy at Oxford and later President of the Royal Society.
by William Holl Sr, or by William Holl Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt