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The appearance of pets and animals in portraits can give clues to a sitter's lifestyle or social status. Sometimes they are used by the artist or the sitter as accessories, fashion statements or to add interest to a composition. Their appearance can also serve as a symbolic reference. A selection of images that depict real pets and animals or representations of animals. See also: 'Shells and fossils', 'Transport and vehicles - Animals' (Accessory), 'Fur accessories' (Dress) and 'Taxidermy' (Theme)

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Lord Edward Russell, by George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist - NPG 2410

Lord Edward Russell

by George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, 19th century, based on a work of 1573
NPG 2410

Lord Francis Russell, by George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist - NPG 2411

Lord Francis Russell

by George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, 19th century, based on a work of 1573
NPG 2411

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, by Unknown artist - NPG 6989b

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

by Unknown artist
silver medal, 1587
NPG 6989b

Sir Christopher Hatton, by Unknown artist - NPG 1518

Sir Christopher Hatton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1588-1591
NPG 1518

Queen Elizabeth I ('Elizabeth I and the Three Goddesses'), attributed to Isaac Oliver - NPG 6947

Queen Elizabeth I ('Elizabeth I and the Three Goddesses')

attributed to Isaac Oliver
watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, circa 1590
NPG 6947

King Charles I, by Unknown artist - NPG 4516

King Charles I

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1630s
NPG 4516

King Charles II, by Unknown artist - NPG 6403

King Charles II

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1630
NPG 6403

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, after Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG 1077

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

after Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, circa 1633, based on a work of circa 1633
NPG 1077

Thomas Killigrew, after Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG 892

Thomas Killigrew

after Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, 17th century, based on a work of circa 1635
NPG 892

Five Children of King Charles I, after Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG 267

Five Children of King Charles I

after Sir Anthony van Dyck
oil on canvas, 17th century, based on a work of 1637
NPG 267

Richard Neville, by William Dobson - NPG 5382

Richard Neville

by William Dobson
oil on canvas, circa 1643
NPG 5382

Henrietta Anne, Duchess of Orleans, possibly after Pierre Mignard - NPG 228

Henrietta Anne, Duchess of Orleans

possibly after Pierre Mignard
oil on canvas, feigned oval, based on a work of circa 1665-1670
NPG 228

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, by Unknown artist - NPG 804

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, circa 1665-1670
NPG 804

The Family of Sir Robert Vyner, by John Michael Wright - NPG 5568

The Family of Sir Robert Vyner

by John Michael Wright
oil on canvas, 1673
NPG 5568

Unknown woman, formerly known as Nell Gwyn, studio of Sir Peter Lely - NPG 3976

Unknown woman, formerly known as Nell Gwyn

studio of Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, circa 1675
NPG 3976

Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory, studio of Sir Peter Lely - NPG 371

Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory

studio of Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, circa 1678
NPG 371

Nell Gwyn, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG 3811

Nell Gwyn

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving
NPG 3811

The Shudi Family Group, by Marcus Tuscher - NPG 5776

The Shudi Family Group

by Marcus Tuscher
oil on canvas, circa 1742
NPG 5776

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, studio of David Morier - NPG 537

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

studio of David Morier
oil on canvas, 1749-1770, based on a work of circa 1748-1749
NPG 537

Bampfylde Moore Carew, by Richard Phelps - NPG 5562

Bampfylde Moore Carew

by Richard Phelps
oil on canvas, 1750
NPG 5562

Philip Burlton, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(41)

Philip Burlton

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(41)

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(39)

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(39)

John Jones, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(43)

John Jones

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(43)

Vincenzo Martinelli, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(53)

Vincenzo Martinelli

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pencil, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(53)

Isaac Preston, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(56)

Isaac Preston

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(56)

Sir John Shelley, 4th Bt, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(44)

Sir John Shelley, 4th Bt

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pencil, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(44)

Unknown rider, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(11)

Unknown rider

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(11)

Unknown gentleman, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(25)

Unknown gentleman

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and pencil, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(25)

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, studio of Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt) - NPG 39

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive

studio of Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
oil on canvas, circa 1773 or after
NPG 39

George Stubbs, after Ozias Humphry - NPG 1399

George Stubbs

after Ozias Humphry
watercolour and pencil, 1777-1779
NPG 1399