Portraits that show sitters sleeping or at rest with their eyes closed. Explore the full list here.
Unknown man, formerly known as James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch
by Unknown artist
King Charles II and Colonel William Carlos (Careless) in the Royal Oak
by Isaac Fuller
Benjamin Robert Haydon
by Sir David Wilkie
Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery
by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
Dorothy Deane (Dorothy Ellen Cox)
by Bassano Ltd
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
by Louis Paul (Alexander Louis Paul)
Teresa ('Baby') Jungman (later Cuthbertson); Zita Jungman (later James)
by Cecil Beaton
Two unknown men
by Fred Daniels
copy by E. Maurice Feild
1982, based on a work of 1935
(George) Gilbert Aimé Murray
by Norman Parkinson
Walter de la Mare
by Patrick George
by Mark Gerson
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