Wash

Watercolour or ink diluted with water to make it transparent, generally brushed on over a broad area with a loaded brush.

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Inigo Jones, after an engraving by Robert van Voerst, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck,  - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Inigo Jones
after an engraving by Robert van Voerst, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
NPG 3128

William Stukeley, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 4 February 1721 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Stukeley
by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
4 February 1721
NPG 4266

James Boswell, by George Dance, 1793 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

James Boswell
by George Dance
1793
NPG 1139

Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, circa 1800 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
circa 1800
NPG 2103a

Neapolitan mother and child, possibly by Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, 1825 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Neapolitan mother and child
possibly by Sir Charles Lock Eastlake
1825
NPG 3944(25)

H.G. Wells, by Claud Lovat Fraser, 1910s? - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

H.G. Wells
by Claud Lovat Fraser
1910s?
NPG 5071

Cecil Beaton, by Anthony Wysard, 1930 - NPG  - © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Cecil Beaton
by Anthony Wysard
1930
NPG 6438

Gaby Deslys as The Charm of Paris in

Gaby Deslys as The Charm of Paris in 'New Aladdin'
by Cecil Beaton
circa 1930
NPG D3613

Wyndham Lewis, by (Percy) Wyndham Lewis, 1932 - NPG  - © Wyndham Lewis and the estate of the late Mrs G A Wyndham Lewis by kind permission of the Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust (a registered charity)

Wyndham Lewis
by (Percy) Wyndham Lewis
1932
NPG 4528

Sir William Gerald Golding, by Michael Ayrton, 1965 - NPG  - © estate of Michael Ayrton / National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir William Gerald Golding
by Michael Ayrton
1965
NPG 5536

Nathalie Press, by Stuart Pearson Wright, 2005-2006 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Nathalie Press
by Stuart Pearson Wright
2005-2006
NPG 6756

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