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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