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John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

1 of 8 portraits on display on Floor 1: Saloon at Beningbrough Hall

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, possibly by John Closterman, after  John Riley, (circa 1685-1690) - NPG 501 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

possibly by John Closterman, after John Riley
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (circa 1685-1690)
29 5/8 in. x 24 3/4 in. (754 mm x 630 mm)
Purchased, 1878
Primary Collection
NPG 501


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  • John Closterman (1660-1711). Artist associated with 62 portraits.
  • John Riley (1646-1691), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 99 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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