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

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Ruskin (1819-1900), Writer, artist and social reformer

Portraits in Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

John Ruskin

by James Northcote
1822
NPG 5973

John Ruskin

by George Richmond
circa 1857
NPG 1058

John Ruskin

by Lewis Carroll
6 March 1875
NPG P50

John Ruskin

by Sir Hubert von Herkomer
1879
NPG 1336

John Ruskin

by T.A. & J. Green
1880s
NPG P327

John Ruskin

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
1881
NPG 1053

John Ruskin

by Theodore Blake Wirgman
circa 1886
NPG 3035

John Ruskin

by Conrad Dressler
1888
NPG 2030

All known portraits

Listen

Pioneer Podcasts

Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.

Explore the podcasts

Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Eggleston Playlist

William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.

Listen to the playlist

Archive interviews

Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.

Watch, listen and read