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- subject matching 'Death'

A selection of portraits that depict death or are related to death from the Gallery's collection. See also: 'Tombs and monuments' (Accessory) and 'Sleeping' (Activity).

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The Death of the Earl of Chatham, by John Singleton Copley - NPG L146

The Death of the Earl of Chatham

by John Singleton Copley
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L146

Charles John Kean, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(33b)

Charles John Kean

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1833-1857
NPG 2772(33b)

John Grant & the same Stag, by George Washington Wilson - NPG P22(13)

John Grant & the same Stag

by George Washington Wilson
albumen print, 1854
NPG P22(13)

Donald Stewart and the same Stag, by George Washington Wilson - NPG P22(27)

Donald Stewart and the same Stag

by George Washington Wilson
albumen print, 1854
NPG P22(27)

Royal Stag shot by the Prince, by George Washington Wilson - NPG P22(22)

Royal Stag shot by the Prince

by George Washington Wilson
albumen print, 1858
NPG P22(22)

The Relief of Lucknow, 1857, by Thomas Jones Barker - NPG 5851

The Relief of Lucknow, 1857

by Thomas Jones Barker
oil on canvas, 1859
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5851

Queen Victoria's funeral procession, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(52b)

Queen Victoria's funeral procession

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 2 February 1901
NPG P1700(52b)

Sir Edwin Lutyens, by Unknown artist - NPG 3192

Sir Edwin Lutyens

by Unknown artist
bronze death-mask, 1944
NPG 3192

Philip Gould, Baron Gould of Brookwood, by Adrian Steirn - NPG P1697

Philip Gould, Baron Gould of Brookwood

by Adrian Steirn
bromide print, 27 October 2011
NPG P1697