20th Century portraits



A selection of portraits in the 20th Century up to 1990, many of which are on display at the Gallery can be browsed below, or explore teachers notes on twelve 20th Century portraits. Portraits below are listed in chronological order.

Teachers' notes: Twelve 20th Century portraits

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Rupert Brooke
by Sherrill Schell
April 1913
NPG P101(e)

Isaac Rosenberg
by London Art Studios
circa 1915
NPG P230

Lytton Strachey
by Dora Carrington
1916
NPG 6662

Wilfred Owen
by John Gunston
1916
NPG P515

Gertrude Jekyll
by Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson
1920
NPG 3334

E.M. Forster
by Dora Carrington
1920
NPG 4698

Winifred Radford
by Meredith Frampton
1921
NPG 6397

Edith Sitwell
by Maurice Lambert
1985, based on a work of circa 1926-1927
NPG 5801

D.H. Lawrence
by Nickolas Muray
1923
NPG P208

Statesmen of World War I
by Sir James Guthrie
1924-1930
NPG 2463

Winston Churchill
by Walter Richard Sickert
1927
NPG 4438

T.E. Lawrence
by Augustus Edwin John
circa 1929
NPG 2910

Doris Zinkeisen
by Doris Clare Zinkeisen
exhibited 1929
NPG 6487

Aldous Huxley
by Howard Coster
1934
NPG P714

Ben Nicholson
by Humphrey Spender
circa 1935
NPG P42

Leonard Sidney Woolf
by Vanessa Bell (née Stephen)
1940
NPG 4695

Anna Neagle
by McClelland Barclay
1940
NPG 6054

Alexander Korda
by Anthony Wysard
circa 1940-1956
NPG 6120

Paul McCartney
by Humphrey Ocean (Humphrey Anthony Erdeswick Butler-Bowdon)
1983
NPG 5695

Peter Blake
by Clive Barker
1983
NPG 5845

Iris Murdoch
by Tom Phillips
1984-1986
NPG 5921

Dorothy Hodgkin
by Maggi Hambling
1985
NPG 5797

Queen Elizabeth II
by Michael Leonard
1985-1986
NPG 5861

Daley Thompson
by David Buckland
October 1986
NPG P323

Seamus Heaney
by Peter Edwards
1987-1988
NPG 6023

Helena Bonham Carter
by John Swannell
1987
NPG P717(2)

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