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William Chiffinch

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William Chiffinch, after John Riley, (1670s) - NPG 1091 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Chiffinch

after John Riley
oil on canvas, (1670s)
21 in. x 16 3/4 in. (533 mm x 425 mm) oval
Purchased, 1897
Primary Collection
NPG 1091


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Sitterback to top

  • William Chiffinch (1602-1691), Keeper of the Privy Closet and the King's Jewels to Charles II; brother of Thomas Chiffinch. Sitter in 3 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • John Riley (1646-1691), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 99 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Piper, David, Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery, 1625-1714, 1963, p. 70
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 121