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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

3 of 28 portraits of Nell Gwyn

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely,  - NPG 3811 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving
13 3/4 in. x 10 in. (349 mm x 254 mm)
Purchased, 1950
Primary Collection
NPG 3811


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Sitterback to top

  • Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn (1651?-1687), Actress; mistress of Charles II. Sitter associated with 28 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 826 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • Gerard Valck (1651 or 1652-1726). Artist associated with 32 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D10959: Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D11443: Mary (née Kirke), Lady Vernon (same pose)

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