‘Nell’ Eleanor Gwyn (Gwynne) (1651–1687)

after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680)
National Trust Inventory Number 1514020

Category Paintings
Date 1630 - 1699
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1219 x 978 mm (48 x 38 1/2 in)
Place of origin London
Collection 20 Grosvenor Gardens, London
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Nell Gwyn (1650-87), after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680). A portrait of Nell Gwynne in yellow dress, whit cjemise an blue claok, seated with lamb at her side.

Provenance

Ralph Bernard sale, 12th March 1855, lot 781, bought by Farrer (agent of 5th Duke, a dealer) for £73 19s 0d; in 1923 cataloguer; collection of Henry Edward Hugh Pelham-Clinton-Hope, 9th Duke of Newcastle (1907-1988) of Clumber Park (at Shockerwick House, Bath) from whose estate given to the National Trust in 1991

Credit line

The Pelham-Clinton-Hope Cllection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), artist

References

Catalogue of Clumber Pictures, 1923, no. 30

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Place of origin London (47995)
Materials
Category Paintings (12625)
Collection 20 Grosvenor Gardens, London (18)
Periods 17th century (32766)
Maker Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680) (320)
Subjects ‘Nell’ Eleanor Gwyn (Gwynne) (1651–1687) (8)
Object Type Oil painting (11819)

Record Status

Enhanced

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