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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

16 of 28 portraits of Nell Gwyn

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn, by Schenecker, published by  John White, published by  John Scott, after  Sir Peter Lely, published 1 July 1808 - NPG D30622 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

by Schenecker, published by John White, published by John Scott, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1 July 1808
8 1/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. (210 mm x 140 mm) plate size; 10 1/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (257 mm x 162 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30622


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  • 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 831 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • Schenecker (active 1792), Engraver. Artist associated with 11 portraits.
  • John Scott (active 1799-1808), Publisher. Artist associated with 61 portraits.
  • John White (active 1792-1816), Bookseller. Artist associated with 5 portraits.

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