Commissioned works

Part of the first prize for winning the BP Portrait Award is a commission to paint a portrait that subsequently enters the Gallery's collection. The portraits below are some of the resulting commissions.

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V.S. Naipaul, by Paul Emsley, 2009 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

V.S. Naipaul
by Paul Emsley
2009
NPG 6875

Camila Batmanghelidjh, by Dean Marsh, 2008 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Camila Batmanghelidjh
by Dean Marsh
2008
NPG 6845

Sir Peter Mansfield, by Stephen Shankland, 2008 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Peter Mansfield
by Stephen Shankland
2008
NPG 6836

Dame Vivien Louise Duffield, by Charlotte Harris, 2005 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Dame Vivien Louise Duffield
by Charlotte Harris
2005
NPG 6765

Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders, by Catherine Goodman, 2005 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders
by Catherine Goodman
2005
NPG 6704

J.K. Rowling, by Stuart Pearson Wright, 2005 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

J.K. Rowling
by Stuart Pearson Wright
2005
NPG 6723

Fiona Mary Shaw, by Victoria Kate Russell, 2001-2002 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Fiona Mary Shaw
by Victoria Kate Russell
2001-2002
NPG 6609

Ian McKellen, by Clive Smith, 2001-2002 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ian McKellen
by Clive Smith
2001-2002
NPG 6610

John Robert Fowles, by Tomas Watson, 2001 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Robert Fowles
by Tomas Watson
2001
NPG 6584

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Thelma Mary Bernadette Holt
by Jennifer McRae
2001
NPG 6608

Sir Paul Brierley Smith, by James Lloyd, 1998 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Paul Brierley Smith
by James Lloyd
1998
NPG 6441

Michael Caine, by James Hague, 1998 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Michael Caine
by James Hague
1998
NPG 6411

Helen Mirren, by Ishbel Myerscough, 1997 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Helen Mirren
by Ishbel Myerscough
1997
NPG 6415

Kazuo Ishiguro, by Peter Edwards, 1995 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Kazuo Ishiguro
by Peter Edwards
1995
NPG 6332

Sir Anthony Dowell, by Philip Harris, 1995 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Anthony Dowell
by Philip Harris
1995
NPG 6331

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