Category:John Riley

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John Riley (1646–1691) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q3809574
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English painter

Date of birth/death 1691
Location of birth/death London London
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John Riley (1646-1691) was an English portrait painter. Thought to have come from a well-off family he established himself as the best portrait paintewr in London. He was appointed a court painter by William and Mary although no portraits of them by Riley are known. One of his apprentices was Jonathan Richardson who married Riley's niece and inherited a large number of old masters from Riley. See [1].

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