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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

18 of 18 portraits on display in Room 7 at the National Portrait Gallery

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

attributed to Simon Verelst
oil on canvas, circa 1670
36 3/4 in. x 29 1/2 in. (935 mm x 748 mm)
Lent by a private collection, 2012
Primary Collection
NPG L248

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  • Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn (1651?-1687), Actress; mistress of Charles II. Sitter associated with 28 portraits.

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  • Simon Verelst (circa 1644-circa 1710). Artist associated with 7 portraits.