David Hume(1711-1776), Philosopher and historian
Sitter in 6 portraits
Author of A Treatise of Human Nature, 1739-40, and other influential works on philosophy. Also known for his History of Great Britain, 1754-62.
Visit From Your Armchair
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
An online exhibition celebrating the very best in contemporary portrait photography.
Explore our community photography project, which presents a personal record of the UK during lockdown.
Sculptures in 360°
See sculptures and fascinating objects from our Collection from all angles.
David Hockney: Drawing from Life
Watch highlights from our special exhibition, which had to close early in March 2020 due to lockdown.