Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Sir Christopher Turnor 

John Michael Wright (16171694)

Portrait of Sir Christopher Turnor, John Michael Wright
Oil on canvas
17th Century
50 by 40 in (127 by 101.5 cm)
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This portrait was commissioned by Henry Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, for his portrait gallery. The sitter was a friend of Clarendon, and played a key role in the Restoration of King Charles II as one of the Regicide judges responsible for trying those who had sentenced Charles I to death.
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