20th Century portraits



A selection of portraits in the 20th Century up to 2000, many of which are on display at the Gallery can be browsed below, or explore teachers notes on twelve 20th Century portraits. Portraits below are listed in chronological order.

Teachers' notes: Twelve 20th Century portraits

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Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
1912
NPG 4814

Isaac Rosenberg
by London Art Studios
circa 1915
NPG P230

Wilfred Owen
by John Gunston
1916
NPG P515

Lytton Strachey
by Dora Carrington
1916
NPG 6662

Radclyffe Hall
by Charles Buchel (Karl August Büchel)
1918
NPG 4347

Vanessa Bell
by Duncan Grant
circa 1918
NPG 4331

Statesmen of World War I
by Sir James Guthrie
1924-1930
NPG 2463

Edith Sitwell
by Maurice Lambert
1985, based on a work of circa 1926-1927
NPG 5801

Emmeline Pankhurst
by Georgina Agnes Brackenbury
1927
NPG 2360

Doris Zinkeisen
by Doris Zinkeisen
exhibited 1929
NPG 6487

T.E. Lawrence
by Augustus John
circa 1929
NPG 2910

Aldous Huxley
by Howard Coster
1934
NPG P714

James Joyce
by Jacques-Emile Blanche
1935
NPG 3883

Ben Nicholson
by Humphrey Spender
circa 1935
NPG P42

Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)
by Hugh Cecil (Hugh Cecil Saunders)
1936
NPG P136

Vivien Leigh
by Madame Yevonde
1936
NPG P742

George Bernard Shaw
by Madame Yevonde
1937
NPG P871(5)

Beatrix Potter
by Delmar Banner
1938
NPG 3635

Anna Neagle
by McClelland Barclay
1940
NPG 6054

Alexander Korda
by Anthony Wysard
circa 1940-1956
NPG 6120

Richard Hillary
by Eric Kennington
1942
NPG 5167

Marie Stopes
by Sir Gerald Kelly
1953
NPG 4111

Richard Burton
by Daniel Farson
1953
NPG P293

Winston Churchill
by Graham Sutherland
1954
NPG 5332

Bobby Moore; George Best
by Syndication International Ltd
3 October 1964
NPG x199765

Harold Wilson
by Ruskin Spear
exhibited 1974
NPG 5047

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