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James Beauclerk; Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans; Nell Gwyn

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James Beauclerk; Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans; Nell Gwyn, by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely, before 1693 - NPG D35093 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Beauclerk; Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans; Nell Gwyn

by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, before 1693
14 1/4 in. x 11 1/2 in. (362 mm x 292 mm) plate size; 18 1/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. (461 mm x 300 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1962
Reference Collection
NPG D35093


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Sittersback to top

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 826 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • Richard Tompson (died 1693), Publisher and printseller; auctioneer and dealer. Artist associated with 116 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D35094: James Beauclerk; Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans; Nell Gwyn (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D35095: James Beauclerk; Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans; Nell Gwyn ()

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Perry, Gill (introduction) Roach, Joseph (appreciation) and West, Shearer (appreciation), The First Actresses: Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons, 2011 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 20 October 2011 to 8 January 2012), p. 75

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