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325 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Preparatory drawings'

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John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(138)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(138)

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(12)

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(12)

Somerset Maugham, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(240)

Somerset Maugham

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(240)

Somerset Maugham, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(240a)

Somerset Maugham

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(240a)

Bernard Miles, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(248)

Bernard Miles

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(248)

Stephen Hawking, by Yolanda Sonnabend - NPG 6802(3)

Stephen Hawking

by Yolanda Sonnabend
pencil, 1985
NPG 6802(3)

Audrée Craig, by John Gay - NPG x127307

Audrée Craig

by John Gay
2 1/4 inch square film negative, March 1947
NPG x127307

Zena Marshall, by John Gay - NPG x127264

Zena Marshall

by John Gay
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1949
NPG x127264

Graham Sutherland, by Peter Keen - NPG x36000

Graham Sutherland

by Peter Keen
vintage bromide print, late 1950s
NPG x36000

Laetitia Karoline Yhap, by George Newson - NPG x38241

Laetitia Karoline Yhap

by George Newson
bromide fibre print, December 1990
NPG x38241

Sir John Cloberry, after Sir William Wilson - NPG D22547

Sir John Cloberry

after Sir William Wilson
pencil, pen and ink, (circa 1687)
NPG D22547

Thomas Mocket, after Unknown artist - NPG D28886

Thomas Mocket

after Unknown artist
pencil, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D28886

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D17264

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin

by Henry Bone, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
pen and ink, circa 1790-1834 (circa 1704-1710)
NPG D17264