Sir Christopher Wren (2)

The tercentenary of Christopher Wren’s death is approaching fast – he died on Saturday 300 years ago. I’m pleased to have just received the latest (March) issue of The Critic which includes my slightly more considered thoughts about his personality than was possible at the annual dinner of the Chartered Company of Architects. I will post the article once it becomes available online. Meanwhile, I am posting an image of the wonderful portrait bust of him by Edward Pearce in the Ashmolean – so vivid, a face of such obvious intelligence, the closest one can come to him after three hundred years:-


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