Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue
William Sancroft (1617-1693), Archbishop of Canterbury
‘slightly built, self effacing in manner and, with age, increasingly deaf’ (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography).
This extended catalogue entry is from the National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Later Stuart Portraits 1685-1714, National Portrait Gallery, 2009, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.