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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

13 of 28 portraits of Nell Gwyn

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn, by Valentine Green, published by  Walter Shropshire, after  Simon Verelst, published 17 November 1777 - NPG D2515 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

by Valentine Green, published by Walter Shropshire, after Simon Verelst
mezzotint, published 17 November 1777
10 in. x 7 1/2 in. (253 mm x 189 mm) plate size; 14 1/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. (360 mm x 275 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D2515


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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.
  • Walter Shropshire (died 1785), Publisher. Artist associated with 18 portraits.
  • Simon Verelst (circa 1644-circa 1710). Artist associated with 7 portraits.