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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Genre

A selection of portraits linked to Genre. If you are looking for a specific Genre you can explore the Advanced Search feature and choose the Genre option under Subjects and Themes.

Children

Portraits that show children, either on their own or with their family.

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Couples

Portraits showing married and non-married, different and same gender couples.

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Family

Portraits showing two or more members of the same family.

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Group portraits

Portraits showing three or more sitters and sometimes large groups of individuals.

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Nudes and naked figures

Portraits of nudes and naked figures.

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Royal babies

Portraits of babies born into the royal family from the Stuarts to the present day.

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Self-portraits

Portraits where the artist has represented themselves or is the main subject of the portrait.

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Weddings

Portraits that show weddings.

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