© National Portrait Gallery, London
Mary Evelyn (née Browne)
by Henry Meyer, after Robert Nanteuil Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1818 (1650)
11 in. x 8 7/8 in. (279 mm x 227 mm) plate size; 16 1/2 in. x 12 in. (418 mm x 305 mm) plate size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Henry Meyer (1782?-1847), Portrait painter and engraver. Artist associated with 279 portraits.
- Robert Nanteuil (1623?-1678). Artist associated with 16 portraits.
- NPG D13881: Mary Evelyn (née Browne) (from same plate)
- NPG D30610: Mary Evelyn (née Browne) (from same plate)
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