Admission free. Donations welcome
Open daily 10:00-18:00. Open late Thursday and Friday until 21:00
Become a Member
Artist of 1 portrait
Sir James Whyte Black
by Martin Yeomanoil on canvas, 1994NPG 6317
Can you tell us more about this person? Spotted an error, information that is missing (a sitter’s life dates, occupation or family relationships, or a date of portrait for example) or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have information to share please complete the form below.
If you require information from us, please use our Archive enquiry service. If you wish to license an image, please use our Rights and Images service.
Please note that we cannot provide valuations.
We digitise over 8,000 portraits a year and we cannot guarantee being able to digitise images that are not already scheduled.
George Edward Conway
14 November 2016, 12:28
Optional Information from Debretts which may help with the content of this page. Martin YEOMAN artist; occasional painting companion to HRH The Prince of Wales; RP; Solo Exhibitions Highgate Gallery 1986, Two Tours of the Middle East (Agnews) 1987, New Grafton Gallery 1990, The Queen's Grandchildren (National Portrait Gallery) 1993, Selected Works (Mompesson House National Trust) 1994, Christopher Wood Contemporary Art 1995, Yeoman's Yemen (British Council exhbn National Art Gallery Sana'a and John Martin of London) 1997, Paintings in the Holy Land (Alan Kluckow Fine Art) 2000, Hindustan to Malabar (Offer Waterman and Co) 2002, India (Indar Pasricha Fine Art) 2004; Group Exhibitions Royal Acad Summer Exhbn 1976-77, 1979-90 and 1992-96, Imperial Tobacco Portrait Award (National Portrait Gallery) 1981 and 1985, Six Young Artists (Agnews) 1985, Four Painters (New Grafton Gallery) 1987, The Long Perspective (National Trust Exhbn, Agnews) 1987, A Personal Choice (Fermoy Gallery) 1988, Salute to Turner (National Trust Exhbn, Agnews) 1989, The Order of Merit (National Portrait Gallery) 1992, The Last of the Tide (Queen's Gallery Buckingham Palace) 2015, BP Portrait Award (Nat Portrait Gallery) 2016; Work in Collections HM The Queen, HRH The Prince of Wales, Sir Brinsley Ford, Diocese of Birmingham, Baring Brothers, Grimsby Sch of Art, National Portrait Gallery, British Council, British Museum, Ruth Borchard Collection 2015; Awards David Murray Landscape scholar 1978, Richard Ford scholar 1979, Elizabeth Greenshield scholar 1980, Hamerson Purchase Prize 1984, Menana Joy Schwabe Prize 1996, Philip Soloman Drawing Prize 1998, The Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture 2002, Bill Turner Prize 2004, Woodhay Picture Gallery Prize for Drawing 2016, Doreen McIntosh Prize 2016
There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.
How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.
The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.
Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.
If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.
Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HE
Switchboard: +44 (0) 20 7306 0055