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Drinking and eating

Portraits that show sitters drinking or eating, or where food and drink figure prominently. Explore the full list here.

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Edinburgh Ale
by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
NPG P6(141)

Frank Burnand
by Harry Furniss
NPG 3430

William Ewart Gladstone
by Harry Furniss
NPG 3368

Brigid Antonia Brophy
by J.S. Lewinski
March 1968
NPG P1045

Margot Fonteyn
by Bern Schwartz
3 May 1977
NPG P1167

Chefs' Last Supper
by John Reardon
NPG P1121

J.K. Rowling
by Stuart Pearson Wright
NPG 6723

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