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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

15 of 28 portraits of Nell Gwyn

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn, by Henry Richard Cook, published by  Mathews & Leigh, after  Sir Peter Lely, published 1 August 1807 - NPG D30621 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

by Henry Richard Cook, published by Mathews & Leigh, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1807
7 1/4 in. x 4 3/8 in. (185 mm x 110 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30621


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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

  • Henry Richard Cook (active 1804-1849), Engraver. Artist associated with 65 portraits.
  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 826 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • Mathews & Leigh (active 1807-1814), Publishers. Artist associated with 3 portraits.