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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer (1802-1873), Painter

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Edwin Landseer

by Edwin Landseer
NPG 4267

Edwin Landseer

by Sir Francis Grant
NPG 436

Edwin Landseer

by Sir Francis Grant
circa 1852
NPG 1018

Edwin Landseer

by Sir Francis Grant
NPG 834

Edwin Landseer

by John Ballantyne
circa 1865
NPG 835

Sir Francis Grant; Edwin Landseer

by Charles Bell Birch
circa 1870
NPG 2521

All known 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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