Research

Heinz Archive and Library

Heinz Archive and LibraryOpen by appointment to visitors who are interested in any aspect of British portraiture or in the history of the Gallery.

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Researching portraits

NPG 5588 - © National Portrait Gallery, London Gallery resources and other information to help you with your own research. Partnerships with individuals and organisations.
Collections Family History Partnerships

 

Research programmes

NPG 535 - © National Portrait Gallery, London The Gallery's range of current research programmes centred around our collections and aspects of portraiture.Research programmes Staff research

Making Art in Tudor Britain

NPG 1766 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonA major research project on early painting practice and the production of portraits in the Tudor and Jacobean periods.

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Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

NPG 1078 - © National Portrait Gallery, London Research work on detailed catalogues of Later Victorian Portraits, currently focussed on medical portraits.

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Understanding British Portraits

NPG 1045 - © National Portrait Gallery, London An active professional network enhancing knowledge and understanding of portraits in all media.

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Artists and their Suppliers

NPG 6342 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonDirectories of British artists' suppliers, framemakers, restorers and bronze founders/plaster figure makers. Information on the history of picture framing and artists' materials.

Artists' suppliers Framemakers Restorers Sculpture

New research on the Collection

NPG 190 - © National Portrait Gallery, LondonA developing series of recent research discoveries in relation to the Gallery's Collections.

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