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A selection of portraits that depict art being made. See also: 'Art in art' (Accessory) and 'Artists and their studios' (Theme).

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Edward Collier, by Edward Collier - NPG 6069

Edward Collier

by Edward Collier
oil on canvas, 1683
NPG 6069

Grinling Gibbons, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 2925

Grinling Gibbons

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1690
NPG 2925

Antonio Verrio, by Antonio Verrio - NPG 2890

Antonio Verrio

by Antonio Verrio
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1704
NPG 2890

William Kent, by William Aikman - NPG 6063

William Kent

by William Aikman
oil on canvas, circa 1723-1725
NPG 6063

Rhoda (née Delaval), Lady Astley, attributed to Arthur Pond - NPG 5253

Rhoda (née Delaval), Lady Astley

attributed to Arthur Pond
oil on canvas, circa 1750
NPG 5253

Mary Moser, by George Romney - NPG 6641

Mary Moser

by George Romney
oil on canvas, circa 1770-1771
NPG 6641

James Jefferys, by James Jefferys - NPG 4669

James Jefferys

by James Jefferys
ink and pencil, circa 1774-1775
NPG 4669

George Stubbs, by George Stubbs - NPG 4575

George Stubbs

by George Stubbs
enamel on Wedgwood plaque, 1781
NPG 4575

Dominic Serres, by Philip Jean - NPG 1909

Dominic Serres

by Philip Jean
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1788
NPG 1909

George Morland, by John Raphael Smith - NPG 5931

George Morland

by John Raphael Smith
oil on canvas, 1792
NPG 5931

John Jackson, copy by William Mulready, after  John Jackson - NPG 6299

John Jackson

copy by William Mulready, after John Jackson
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory laid on card, based on a work of circa 1823
NPG 6299

Sir Thomas Lawrence, by Richard Evans, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 260

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Richard Evans, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, late 1820s, based on a work of circa 1825
NPG 260

Artist saved from the Devil, by Unknown artist - NPG 3944(13)

Artist saved from the Devil

by Unknown artist
watercolour, 1825
NPG 3944(13)

William Etty, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(7)

William Etty

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1844
NPG P6(7)

William Etty, after a photograph by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG 1368

William Etty

after a photograph by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
oil on millboard, late 19th century, based on a work of 1844
NPG 1368

Elizabeth Eleanor Rossetti (née Siddal), after Dante Gabriel Rossetti - NPG P1273(2a)

Elizabeth Eleanor Rossetti (née Siddal)

after Dante Gabriel Rossetti
photograph of drawing, albumen print, circa 1863, based on a work of mid 1850s
NPG P1273(2a)

Two unknown art students at work, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(17)

Two unknown art students at work

by Charles West Cope
pencil, 1855
NPG 3182(17)

Thomas Faed, by Herbert Watkins - NPG P301(45)

Thomas Faed

by Herbert Watkins
albumen print, late 1850s
NPG P301(45)

Clarkson Frederick Stanfield, by William Frederick Lake Price - NPG P860

Clarkson Frederick Stanfield

by William Frederick Lake Price
albumen print, arched top, May 1857
NPG P860

Ferdinand Pickering, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(15)

Ferdinand Pickering

by Charles West Cope
pencil, 1862
NPG 3182(15)

A sculptor at work, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(18)

A sculptor at work

by Charles West Cope
pencil, circa 1862
NPG 3182(18)

Emilia Francis (née Strong), Lady Dilke, by Pauline, Lady Trevelyan (née Jermyn), and  Laura Capel Lofft (later Lady Trevelyan) - NPG 1828a

Emilia Francis (née Strong), Lady Dilke

by Pauline, Lady Trevelyan (née Jermyn), and Laura Capel Lofft (later Lady Trevelyan)
oil on millboard, circa 1864
NPG 1828a