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.

Advanced Collection search

Search the Collection

567 people matching these criteria:

- place 'Kent'

Mary Sophia Allen

Mary Sophia Allen

1878-1964
Founder and Commandant of Women Police in London
Sitter in 2 portraits
Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn

circa 1500-1536
Second Queen of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
Anne of Cleves

Anne of Cleves

1515-1557
Fourth Queen of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 13 portraits
St Anselm

St Anselm

circa 1033-1109
Abbot of Bec and Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 3 portraits
Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

1879-1964
Conservative politician; MP for Plymouth Sutton; former wife of R.G. Shaw, and later wife of 2nd Viscount Astor; daughter of Chiswell Dabney Langhorne
Sitter in 39 portraits
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits
Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford

Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford

1647?-1719
Lord Chancellor
Sitter in 11 portraits
Steve Backley

Steve Backley

1969-
Javelin thrower; Olympian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Nicholas Bacon

Sir Nicholas Bacon

1510-1579
Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
Sitter associated with 14 portraits
Thomas Becket

Thomas Becket

1120?-1170
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 14 portraits
Peter Blake

Peter Blake

1932-
Painter
Sitter in 15 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)

Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)

1862-1939
Photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 94 portraits
Sir Malcolm Campbell

Sir Malcolm Campbell

1885-1948
Racing motorist; holder of land and water speed records
Sitter in 11 portraits
George Leonard Carey

George Leonard Carey

1935-
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 1 portrait
Elizabeth Carter

Elizabeth Carter

1717-1806
Scholar and writer
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

1708-1778
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 33 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

1874-1965
Prime Minister
Sitter in 222 portraits
Frederick Donald Coggan, Baron Coggan

Frederick Donald Coggan, Baron Coggan

1909-2000
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 11 portraits
Wendy Cope

Wendy Cope

1945-
Teacher, writer and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Noël Coward

Sir Noël Coward

1899-1973
Actor, playwright and composer
Sitter associated with 117 portraits
Thomas Cranmer

Thomas Cranmer

1489-1556
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 47 portraits
Anne Seymour Damer (née Conway)

Anne Seymour Damer (née Conway)

1749-1828
Sculptor
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist associated with 8 portraits
Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

1809-1882
Naturalist, geologist and originator of the theory of evolution
Sitter in 35 portraits
Elizabeth David

Elizabeth David

1913-1992
Cookery writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Randall Thomas Davidson, Baron Davidson of Lambeth

Randall Thomas Davidson, Baron Davidson of Lambeth

1848-1930
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
Sue Davies

Sue Davies

1933-2020
Founder and director of the Photographers' Gallery
Sitter in 3 portraits
Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal

1964-
Potter and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset

Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset

1536-1608
Poet and Lord Treasurer
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
King Edward VI

King Edward VI

1537-1553
Reigned 1547-53
Sitter associated with 48 portraits
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

1900-2002
Queen of George VI
Sitter associated with 580 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin

1963-
Artist
Sitter in 12 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Marty Feldman

Marty Feldman

1934-1982
Actor, comedian and scriptwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

1887-1972
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 57 portraits
Kitty Fisher

Kitty Fisher

circa 1741-1767
Courtesan
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Thomas Gainsborough

Thomas Gainsborough

1727-1788
Portrait and landscape painter
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist associated with 263 portraits
Prince George, Duke of Kent

Prince George, Duke of Kent

1902-1942
Naval and air force officer; son of King George V
Sitter in 170 portraits
David Gower

David Gower

1957-
Cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Stephen Hales

Stephen Hales

1677-1761
Natural philosopher, chemist and inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits

Join

Become a Member

Enjoy access to special events, discounts on the Gallery online shop, supporters’ updates and much more

Join today

Get social

Bringing people together by sharing the portraits and stories of the men and women who have shaped our nation.

Facebook Instagram Twitter

Newsletter

Sign up to receive information on exhibitions, collections and activities of the National Portrait Gallery, including special offers, shop products, and exclusive competitions.

Sign up