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- subject matching 'Allegory in portraits'

A selection of portraits that make use of allegory.

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Lord Edward Russell, by George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist - NPG 2410

Lord Edward Russell

by George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, 19th century, based on a work of 1573
NPG 2410

Sir Henry Unton, by Unknown artist - NPG 710

Sir Henry Unton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 710

Venetia, Lady Digby, by Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG 5727

Venetia, Lady Digby

by Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1633-1634
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5727

King Charles II, by James Parmentier - NPG 137

King Charles II

by James Parmentier
oil on copper, circa 1685
NPG 137

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 902

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1706
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 902

Sir James Thornhill, by Sir James Thornhill - NPG 5339

Sir James Thornhill

by Sir James Thornhill
oil on canvas, octagonal, circa 1715-1720
On display on the Second Floor at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 5339

Sir Thomas Lawrence, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by  Rittner and Co, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 1634b

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Samuel Cousins, published by Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by Rittner and Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 22 April 1830
NPG 1634b

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, by James Jacques Tissot - NPG 4707(2)

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia

by James Jacques Tissot
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 16 October 1869
NPG 4707(2)

The Victoria Memorial by Sir Thomas Brock, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG P1700(93)

The Victoria Memorial by Sir Thomas Brock

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
photogravure, 1911
NPG P1700(93)

Maggi Hambling, by Maggi Hambling - NPG 6562

Maggi Hambling

by Maggi Hambling
oil on canvas, 1977-1978
NPG 6562

Iris Murdoch, by Tom Phillips - NPG 5921

Iris Murdoch

by Tom Phillips
oil on canvas, 1984-1986
NPG 5921

Miss F. Hext, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax52163

Miss F. Hext

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 28 March 1861
NPG Ax52163

Charles Dickens, his characters and the empty chair, possibly after Harriet Anne Callow (née Smart), after  John & Charles Watkins, and after  Luke Fildes - NPG x135439

Charles Dickens, his characters and the empty chair

possibly after Harriet Anne Callow (née Smart), after John & Charles Watkins, and after Luke Fildes
albumen print, 1872
NPG x135439