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Dame (Emma) Maud McCarthy

Dame (Emma) Maud McCarthy

1858-1949
Army Matron-in-Chief
Sitter in 3 portraits
Leo McKern

Leo McKern

1920-2002
Actor
Sitter in 3 portraits
Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson

1964-
Model and actress
Sitter in 2 portraits
Queen Mary I

Queen Mary I

1516-1558
Reigned 1553-58; daughter of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon
Sitter associated with 50 portraits
Queen Mary

Queen Mary

1867-1953
Queen consort of King George V
Sitter associated with 404 portraits
Phil May

Phil May

1864-1903
Cartoonist and silhouette artist
Sitter in 15 portraits | Artist of 20 portraits
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

1779-1848
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 159 portraits
Sir Robert Gordon Menzies

Sir Robert Gordon Menzies

1894-1978
Prime Minister of Australia
Sitter in 9 portraits
Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue

1968-
Actress and singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

1887-1976
Field Marshal
Sitter in 50 portraits
Lewis Morley

Lewis Morley

1925-2013
Photographer
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 306 portraits
Ron Mueck

Ron Mueck

1958-
Artist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch

Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch

1886-1952
Journalist, publisher
Sitter in 6 portraits
(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

1931-
Publisher and newspaper proprietor
Sitter in 6 portraits
Helmut Newton

Helmut Newton

1920-2004
Photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Dame Olivia Newton-John

Dame Olivia Newton-John

1948-
Actress and singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Sidney Robert Nolan

Sir Sidney Robert Nolan

1917-1992
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Marianne North

Marianne North

1830-1890
Painter and traveller
Sitter in 2 portraits
Arthur Phillip

Arthur Phillip

1738-1814
Vice-Admiral, first Governor of New South Wales
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Richard Pilger

John Richard Pilger

1939-
Journalist, author and film-maker
Sitter in 2 portraits

Visit From Your Armchair

Self-portrait as My Father from the series Encounter  by Silvia Rosi © Silvia Rosi

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

An online exhibition celebrating the very best in contemporary portrait photography.

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Hold Still

Hold Still

Explore our community photography project, which presents a personal record of the UK during lockdown.

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Margaret Thatcher by Spitting Images Productions Ltd painted plastic, 1985

Sculptures in 360°

See sculptures and fascinating objects from our Collection from all angles.

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David Hockney: Drawing from Life

Watch highlights from our special exhibition, which had to close early in March 2020 due to lockdown.

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