Room 31 at the National Portrait GalleryA National Portrait: Britain 1919-59
The largest room on the first floor, this strikingly beautiful modern space with an undulating ceiling displays paintings on clear glass walls from the period after the Great War up to the end of the 1950s. One side of the space is devoted to the period after the 1st World War to the onset of the 2nd World War, with strong selections of portraits from the Bloomsbury set. The curved end wall focusses on the 2nd World War, whilst the other long wall concentrates on the post-war period.
Room introduction Take a look around
See also: Room 31: showcase
87 portraits on display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
- Portrait of the Day: Oskar Kokoschka
17 December, 12:30