A very rare and fine mezzotint. Sheet 324 x 210mm. 12¾ x 8¼". Oval cut and laid on sheet.
Nell Gwyn (1651-1687) rose from a humble orange-seller to one of the leading comic actresses of the day, and mistress of the King, Charles II. Dryden supplied her with a series of saucy, bustling parts, ideally suited to her talents.
[Ref: 24235] £220.00