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Elizabeth Pepys, by John Bushnell, 1970, based on a work of 1672 -NPG 4824 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Elizabeth Pepys

after a marble attributed to John Bushnell
1970, based on a work of 1672
29 1/2 in. (749 mm) high
NPG 4824

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A cast made in 1970 from the marble bust in St Olave’s, Hart Street, London, where Mrs Pepys and her husband were buried. The original bust was made in 1672 and, though the sculptor was unspecified, an attribution to John Bushnell has been endorsed by M. Whinney, Sculpture in Britain 1530 to 1830, 1964, R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, 1968 and Katharine Gibson (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography).

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Simon & Saywell (eds.) 2004
Complete Illustrated Catalogue, NPG, ed. J. Simon & D. Saywell, 2004, p 488.

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Samuel Pepys Esqre, NPG, 1970, no.15.

This extended catalogue entry is from the National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Later Stuart Portraits 1685–1714, National Portrait Gallery, 2009, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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