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Room 40 at the National Portrait Gallery

People of Today

This display brings together portraits of people connected with British culture and the arts. Writers, musicians and figures from the stage are often rewarding subjects for artists as the creativity and originality of the sitter can inspire an innovative and revealing portrait.

Room introduction

1 portrait on display in Room 40 at the National Portrait Gallery

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Effie Gray (Lady Millais), by Thomas Richmond - NPG 5160

Effie Gray (Lady Millais)

by Thomas Richmond
oil on board, arched top, 1851
On display in Room 40 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5160