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Portrait of Nell Gwyn: 34.14-180

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of Nell Gwyn


Printmaker: Wright, Thomas
Painter: Lely, Peter (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


19th century
1833 -


Proof before all lettering. Identity previously mistaken as Louise Duchess of Portsmouth. Plate for Anna Brownwell Jameson's 'Memoirs of the Beauties of the Court of Charles II' (London, 1833)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 34.14-180
Primary reference Number: 204147
O'Donoghue: 10
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Created: Friday 3 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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