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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn
by Valentine Green, published by Walter Shropshire, after Sir Peter Lely Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 17 November 1777
9 7/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (252 mm x 192 mm) plate size; 12 5/8 in. x 8 1/2 in. (320 mm x 216 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn (1651?-1687), Actress; mistress of Charles II. Sitter associated with 29 portraits.
- Valentine Green (1739-1813), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 149 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 842 portraits, Sitter in 19 portraits.
- Walter Shropshire (died 1785), Publisher. Artist associated with 18 portraits.
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