The Family of Sir Robert Vyner

1 portrait on display in Room 7 at the National Portrait Gallery

The Family of Sir Robert Vyner, by John Michael Wright, 1673 - NPG 5568 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Family of Sir Robert Vyner

by John Michael Wright
oil on canvas, 1673
57 in. x 77 in. (1448 mm x 1956 mm)
Purchased, 1983
Primary Collection
NPG 5568

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  • Bridget, Duchess of Leeds (1662-1734), Daughter of Sir Thomas and Lady Hyde, later Lady Vyner; wife of 2nd Duke of Leeds. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Charles Vyner (circa 1666-1688), Son of Sir Robert Vyner. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mary, Lady Vyner (died 1674), Wife of Sir Robert Vyner; former wife of Sir Thomas Hyde. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Sir Robert Vyner (Viner), Bt (1631-1688), Goldsmith and banker; Lord Mayor of London. Sitter in 3 portraits.

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The sitters are Sir Robert (1631--1688) and his wife Mary (née Whitchurch; d. 1674), the wealthy widow of Sir Thomas Hyde, whom he married in 1665; Bridget Hyde (1662-1734), Lady Vyner's daughter by her first marriage; and Charles Vyner (1666-88), their only son.

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