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Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester (1657-1717), Mistress of James II; wife of 1st Earl of Portmore; daughter of Sir Charles Sedley

Sitter in 12 portraits
The mistress of James II; a celebrated wit at court, created Countess of Dorchester and Baroness of Darlington in 1686.

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Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

studio of Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, (circa 1675)
On display at Lyme Park, Stockport
NPG 36

1696

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Peter Cross
watercolour on vellum, circa 1685-1690
On display in Room 7 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1696

D18998

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Robert Williams, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D18998

D1769

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Robert Williams, after William Wissing
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D1769

D1770

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Robert Williams, after William Wissing
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D1770

D1771

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Robert Williams, after William Wissing
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D1771

D18790

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D18790

D1768

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Isaac Beckett, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D1768

D31003

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (1687)
NPG D31003

D11605

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (1687)
NPG D11605

D21196

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester engraved as Nell Gwyn

by Charles William Sherborn, after studio of Sir Peter Lely
etching, 1884
NPG D21196

D30586

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

by Robert Williams, after William Wissing, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D30586