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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

12 of 28 portraits of Nell Gwyn

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn, by Valentine Green, published by  Walter Shropshire, after  Sir Peter Lely, published 17 November 1777 - NPG D30625 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

by Valentine Green, published by Walter Shropshire, after Sir Peter Lely
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, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30625


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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

  • 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 829 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • Walter Shropshire (died 1785), Publisher. Artist associated with 18 portraits.