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 Clara Ewald
1911
NPG 4911

Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
1912
NPG 4814

George Leigh Mallory
by Duncan Grant
1912
NPG 5802

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

Vanessa Bell (née Stephen)
by Duncan Grant
circa 1918
NPG 4331

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

General Officers of World War I
by John Singer Sargent
1922
NPG 1954

Edith Sitwell
by Maurice Lambert
1985 (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

Harry Gordon Selfridge
by Powys Evans
circa 1930
NPG 5806

Emmeline Pankhurst
by Georgina Agnes Brackenbury
1927
NPG 2360

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

Madame Yevonde
by Madame Yevonde
1940
NPG P620

Richard Hillary
by Eric Henri Kennington
1942
NPG 5167

Anna Zinkeisen
by Anna Katrina Zinkeisen
circa 1944
NPG 5884

Sir William Turner Walton
by Michael Ayrton
1948
NPG 5138

Nina Hamnett
by Daniel Farson
1952
NPG P288

Richard Burton
by Daniel Farson
1953
NPG P293

Queen Elizabeth II
by Pietro Annigoni
1969
NPG 4706

Harold Wilson
by Ruskin Spear
exhibited 1974
NPG 5047

Prince Charles
by Bryan Organ
1980
NPG 5365

Max Wall ('Max with Onde')
by Maggi Hambling
1981
NPG 5578

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

Peter Blake
by Clive Barker
1983
NPG 5845

Francis Bacon
by Ruskin Spear
1984
NPG 5818

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

Gilbert & George
by Chris Garnham
1986
NPG P853

Seamus Heaney
by Peter Edwards
1987-1988
NPG 6023

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

Zandra Rhodes
by Andrew Logan
1989
NPG 6221

Bob Geldof
by John Swannell
1989
NPG P717(7)

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