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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

19 of 28 portraits of Nell Gwyn

Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn, by Richard Earlom, after  Samuel Cooper, published 1810 - NPG D2545 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn

by Richard Earlom, after Samuel Cooper
mezzotint, published 1810
6 1/2 in. x 4 1/4 in. (164 mm x 107 mm) plate size; 8 3/4 in. x 6 1/8 in. (222 mm x 154 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D2545


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

Artistsback to top

  • Samuel Cooper (1609-1672), Miniature painter. Artist associated with 109 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Richard Earlom (1743-1822), Engraver. Artist associated with 107 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D2514: Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D2544: Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D2546: Eleanor ('Nell') Gwyn (impression from same plate as)

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