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Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 2018 - Winners announced


Explore the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary photographic portraits.

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Gainsborough’s Family Album


A unique insight into the private life and motivations of Thomas Gainsborough

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BP Portrait Award 2019 Call for entries


Explore the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary portrait painting

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Our Collection

About the Collection


Discover the most extensive collection of portraits in the world

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Access over 200,000 portraits from the Tudors to the present day

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Displays


A changing programme of displays highlighting themes, artists and sitters

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School group ticket offer


£1 and £5 exhibition tickets for pre-booked school groups of 10 +

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