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- subject matching 'Poets tour'

A selection of 12 portraits of poets currently on display.

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William Shakespeare, associated with John Taylor - NPG 1

William Shakespeare

associated with John Taylor
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1600-1610
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1

John Milton, by Unknown artist - NPG 4222

John Milton

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1629
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4222

Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea, by Peter Cross - NPG 4692

Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea

by Peter Cross
watercolour on vellum and card, circa 1690-1700
On display in the Room 6 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4692

Alexander Pope, by Jonathan Richardson - NPG 1179

Alexander Pope

by Jonathan Richardson
oil on canvas, circa 1737
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1179

Robert Burns, by Alexander Nasmyth - NPG 46

Robert Burns

by Alexander Nasmyth
oil on canvas, circa 1821-1822, based on a work of 1787
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 46

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, by Peter Vandyke - NPG 192

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

by Peter Vandyke
oil on canvas, 1795
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 192

Percy Bysshe Shelley, by Amelia Curran - NPG 1234

Percy Bysshe Shelley

by Amelia Curran
oil on canvas, 1819
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1234

John Keats, by Joseph Severn - NPG 58

John Keats

by Joseph Severn
oil on canvas, 1821-1823
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 58

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Edwin Landseer - NPG 391

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Edwin Landseer
oil on panel, circa 1824
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 391

Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning, by Harriet Goodhue Hosmer - NPG 3165

Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning

by Harriet Goodhue Hosmer
bronze cast of clasped hands, 1853
On display in the Room 24 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3165

Mathilde Blind (Mathilde Cohen), by Edward (Edouard) Lanteri - NPG 6740

Mathilde Blind (Mathilde Cohen)

by Edward (Edouard) Lanteri
bronze plaque, 1898
On display in the Room 26 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6740

Rupert Brooke, by Clara Ewald - NPG 4911

Rupert Brooke

by Clara Ewald
oil on canvas, 1911
On display in Room 30 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4911