Peg Woffington

1 portrait on display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery

Peg Woffington, by John Lewis, 1753 - NPG 5729 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Peg Woffington

by John Lewis
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1753
29 7/8 in. x 24 7/8 in. (760 mm x 633 mm)
Purchased, 1984
Primary Collection
NPG 5729

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  • John Lewis (active 1739-1769). Artist associated with 2 portraits.

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This portrait shows Woffington shortly before her retirement from the stage in 1754.

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