Madam Elinora Gwynne. [&] Nell Gwynn.The Celebrated Mistress of Charles the Second.
N: Visscher exc: [n.d., c.1680.] [&] London Published May 7. 1786 by S.W. Fores N.3. Piccadilly.
Mezzotint, 210 x 160mm. 8¼ x 6¼". [&] Stipple, sheet 120 x 100. 4¾ x 4". Mezzotint stained, chips to margin (one filled). Stipple trimmed within plate. Both glued to one album sheet.
Nell Gwyn (1650 - 1687), prominent English actress and long-time mistress of Charles II. The mezzotint after Sir Peter Lely (1618 - 1680).
Russell: 1a. NPG: D2543. Chaloner Smith: undescribed.
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