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- subject matching 'Director's tour'

Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, has chosen some of his favourite portraits for this tour including some that are not usually hung and others that visitors might be more familiar with.

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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

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

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble), by Gilbert Stuart - NPG 50

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble)

by Gilbert Stuart
oil on canvas, 1787
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 50