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Nelly O'Brien

11 of 11 portraits of Nelly O'Brien

Nelly O'Brien

by James Wilson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (circa 1762-1764)
20 in. x 13 7/8 in. (507 mm x 353 mm) plate size; 21 in. x 14 7/8 in. (533 mm x 377 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1868
Reference Collection
NPG D39345


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  • Nelly O'Brien (died 1768), Courtesan, beauty and model for Reynolds. Sitter in 11 portraits.

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  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • James Wilson (circa 1735-after 1786), Printmaker. Artist associated with 21 portraits.

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