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Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery

Commissions

Room 37Dedicated to portraits of people connected with the arts the current display in this room also incorporates portraits of sitters who have held public office or worked in the law. A silver portrait mask representing Lord Bingham, formerly Britain's senior Law Lord, is displayed alongside paintings of writers including Sir John Mortimer, who also worked as a barrister, and novelist P.D. James, who was a civil servant for many years. Many of these portraits were commissioned by the Gallery, and include works by past winners of the BP Portrait Award.

h3>See also: Room 37A

8 portraits on display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery

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Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, by John Davies - NPG 6530

Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank

by John Davies
nickel-plated bronze head, 1999
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6530

John Berger, by Maggi Hambling - NPG 6646

John Berger

by Maggi Hambling
ink and watercolour, 2000
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6646

Steve Redgrave, by Dryden Goodwin - NPG 6767

Steve Redgrave

by Dryden Goodwin
video animation continuous loop and drawings, 2006
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6767

Thomas Henry Bingham, Baron Bingham, by Martin Jennings - NPG 6849

Thomas Henry Bingham, Baron Bingham

by Martin Jennings
silver head, 2008
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6849

Sir Michael de Courcy Fraser Holroyd, by Matthew Carr - NPG 6850

Sir Michael de Courcy Fraser Holroyd

by Matthew Carr
conté pencil on prepared charcoal paper, 2008
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6850

Maureen Paley, by Michael Landy - NPG 6916

Maureen Paley

by Michael Landy
pencil, 2008
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6916

Joan Bakewell, by Glenys Barton - NPG 6997

Joan Bakewell

by Glenys Barton
ceramic sculpture, 2014
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6997

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Sebastian Faulks

by Matthew Carr
conté pencil on prepared charcoal paper, 2008
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6846