Charles II and Nell Gwyn

Oil Painting
1854 (painted)
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Place Of Origin

Painting depicting Charles II and Nell Gwyn.

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Oil painting, 'Charles II and Nell Gwyn', Edward Matthew Ward, 1854
Physical Description
Painting depicting Charles II and Nell Gwyn.
  • Estimate height: 34.8cm
  • Estimate width: 29.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'E M Ward/1854' (Signed and dated by the artist on wall, lower left)
Credit line
Bequeathed by John Jones
Object history
Bequeathed by John Jones, 1882
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 295
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record createdApril 23, 2007
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