The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

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How many portraits are on display?

There are usually around 1,400 portraits on display in the Gallery at any one time.

All portraits currently on display in the Gallery are listed and illustrated in the Room by room section of the What's On pages.

All portraits on display at the Gallery's regional partnerships, on current or forthcoming exhibition or long-term loans are listed in the Where you are section of the Beyond the Gallery pages.

Gallery room by room listings All portraits on display both nationally and internationally