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

George Frederic Watts (1817-1904), Painter and sculptor; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery

Portraits by this artist in Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

First Previous 1 OF 4 NextLast

Sir Anthony Panizzi

by George Frederic Watts
circa 1847
NPG 1010

Julia Margaret Cameron

by George Frederic Watts
1850-1852
NPG 5046

Thomas Wright

by George Frederic Watts
circa 1850-1851
NPG 1016

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by George Frederic Watts
circa 1851
NPG 895

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by George Frederic Watts
circa 1852
NPG 2635

James Spedding

by George Frederic Watts
circa 1853
NPG 2059

Edmund Lyons, 1st Baron Lyons

by George Frederic Watts
1856-1857
NPG 685

Stratford Canning, Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe

by George Frederic Watts
1856-1857
NPG 684

George Frederic Watts

by George Frederic Watts
circa 1860
NPG 5087

John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence

by George Frederic Watts
1862
NPG 1005

First Previous 1 OF 4 NextLast

All known portraits

Get Creative

Enter our Jubilee family competition

Submit your family’s recreation of a Royal portrait to win some Jubilee goodies

Enter now

Develop your art skills

Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.

Improve your skills

Hold Still

Hold Still photography workshop

Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise. 

Watch the video

Draw Like a Renaissance Master

Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.

Improve your technique