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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn ('Madam Elinora Gwÿnne')

4 of 28 portraits of Nell Gwyn

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn ('Madam Elinora Gwÿnne'), by Abraham de Blois, published by  Nicolaes Visscher II, after  Sir Peter Lely, (1670s) - NPG D2543 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn ('Madam Elinora Gwÿnne')

by Abraham de Blois, published by Nicolaes Visscher II, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, (1670s)
8 1/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. (210 mm x 158 mm) paper size
Reference Collection
NPG D2543


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

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  • Abraham de Blois (active 1679-1720), Engraver and mezzotinter. Artist associated with 6 portraits.
  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 829 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • Nicolaes Visscher II (1649-1702), Publisher. Artist associated with 18 portraits.

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