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.

People, Portrait and Places: Middle East

People, Portrait and Places: Middle East

People, Portrait and Places: Middle East

People, Portraits and Places is where sitters, artists and portraits in our collection are connected to places.

For the Middle East those connections are explored at country level.

Explore People by Places

Connections have been established where the person has a significant association with that area, be that by birth, study, travel, work, an event within their lifetime or death.

Bahrain Iran Iraq Israel Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Oman Palestine Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria United Arab Emirates Yemen

Explore Portraits by Places

Connections have been established where a portrait has been made or place that is portrayed within the object.

Bahrain Iran Iraq Israel Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Oman Palestine Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria United Arab Emirates Yemen


If you know of other connections we should be making, please let us know at [email protected]

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