British Art: The Jubilee Auction

British Art: The Jubilee Auction

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 24. Portrait of Nell Gwyn (1650–1687).

Property from a Private Collection, England

Simon Verelst

Portrait of Nell Gwyn (1650–1687)

Auction Closed

June 29, 08:07 PM GMT


150,000 - 200,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collection, England

Simon Verelst

The Hague c.1644 - c.1710 London

Portrait of Nell Gwyn (1650–1687)

faintly signed lower left: ... F -

oil on canvas

framed: 137.5 x 113.3 cm.; 54⅛ x 44½ in.

unframed: 123.3 x 98.5 cm.; 48½ x 38¾ in.





《奈爾・圭恩肖像(1650 - 1687年)》

款識:藝術家簽名隱約可見 ... F -(左下)


連框:137.5 x 113.3 公分;54⅛ x 44½ 英寸

不連框:123.3 x 98.5 公分;48½ x 38¾ 英寸

Please note this frame is displayed in a loan frame from Arnold Wiggins and Sons. Should you wish to purchase it please contact a member of the Old Master Paintings department.
Probably commissioned by George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham (1628–1687);

Probably the same painting recorded in the collection of the late Duke of Buckingham by Valentine Green in 1777;

Recorded in the collection of Stuart Mackenzie of Ilford, Essex, in 1974 (according to a photograph in the Heinz Library);

With Hildegard Fritz-Denneville Fine Arts Ltd, London;

From whom purchased by the present owners.

C. Macleod and J.M. Alexander (eds), Painted Ladies: Women at the Court of Charles II, exh. cat., London and New Haven 2001, p. 170.