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A selection of 12 of the most popular portraits currently on display.

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King Henry VIII; King Henry VII, by Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 4027

King Henry VIII; King Henry VII

by Hans Holbein the Younger
ink and watercolour, circa 1536-1537
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4027

Katherine Parr, attributed to Master John - NPG 4451

Katherine Parr

attributed to Master John
oil on panel, circa 1545
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4451

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

Queen Elizabeth I, by Unknown English artist - NPG 5175

Queen Elizabeth I

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, circa 1600
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5175

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

Sir Anthony van Dyck, by Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG 6987

Sir Anthony van Dyck

by Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1640
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6987

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (Job ben Solomon), by William Hoare - NPG L245

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (Job ben Solomon)

by William Hoare
oil on canvas, 1733
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L245

James Cook, by John Webber - NPG 26

James Cook

by John Webber
oil on canvas, feigned oval, November 1776
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 26

Jane Austen, by Cassandra Austen - NPG 3630

Jane Austen

by Cassandra Austen
pencil and watercolour, circa 1810
On display in the Room 18 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3630

Mary Seacole, by Albert Charles Challen - NPG 6856

Mary Seacole

by Albert Charles Challen
oil on panel, 1869
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6856

Winston Churchill, by Sir William Orpen - NPG L250

Winston Churchill

by Sir William Orpen
oil on canvas, 1916
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L250

Statesmen of World War I, by Sir James Guthrie - NPG 2463

Statesmen of World War I

by Sir James Guthrie
oil on canvas, 1924-1930
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2463