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.

Search the Collection

4796 people matching these criteria:

- place 'London'

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

1953-
Labour politician; MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Sitter in 4 portraits
Marcus Adams

Marcus Adams

1875-1959
Photographer
Sitter in 33 portraits | Artist associated with 145 portraits
Tony Alexander Adams

Tony Alexander Adams

1966-
Footballer and football manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits
Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan

1973-
Television presenter and wheelchair basketball player; Paralympian and London 2012 Ambassador
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Joseph Edmund Adès

Thomas Joseph Edmund Adès

1971-
Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir David Adjaye

Sir David Adjaye

1966-
Architect
Sitter in 3 portraits
Eileen Agar

Eileen Agar

1899-1991
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

1968-
Musician, singer and songwriter for 'Blur' and co-founder of 'Gorillaz'
Sitter in 5 portraits
Ira Aldridge

Ira Aldridge

1807-1867
Actor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

1943-
Student activist; writer and film producer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Gubby Allen

Gubby Allen

1902-1989
Cricketer and cricket administrator
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

1836-1912
Painter
Sitter in 40 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Will Alsop

Will Alsop

1947-2018
Architect
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Hardy Amies

Sir Hardy Amies

1909-2003
Couturier; dressmaker for Queen Elizabeth II; Head of Special Operations Executive in Belgium during World War II
Sitter in 21 portraits
Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

1922-1995
Novelist
Sitter in 31 portraits
Viv Anderson

Viv Anderson

1956-
Footballer and coach
Sitter in 1 portrait
Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

1935-
Actress
Sitter in 7 portraits
Peggy Angus

Peggy Angus

1904-1993
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits