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A selection of portraits depicting strong shadows or striking usages of light and shade. See also: 'Chandeliers' (Accessory).

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Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 1727

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, early 17th century, based on a work of 1532-1533
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1727

Henrietta Maria, by Unknown artist, background by  Hendrik van Steenwyck - NPG 1247

Henrietta Maria

by Unknown artist, background by Hendrik van Steenwyck
oil on canvas, circa 1635
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1247

Francis Hayman; Grosvenor Bedford, by Francis Hayman - NPG 217

Francis Hayman; Grosvenor Bedford

by Francis Hayman
oil on canvas, circa 1748-1750
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 217

George Frideric Handel, by Thomas Hudson - NPG 3970

George Frideric Handel

by Thomas Hudson
oil on canvas, 1756
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3970

Laurence Sterne, by Louis Carrogis ('Louis de Carmontelle') - NPG 2785

Laurence Sterne

by Louis Carrogis ('Louis de Carmontelle')
watercolour, circa 1762
NPG 2785

John Keats, by Joseph Severn - NPG 58

John Keats

by Joseph Severn
oil on canvas, 1821-1823
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 58

Henry Hunt, by J. Wiche - NPG 957

Henry Hunt

by J. Wiche
watercolour, engraved 1822
On display in the Room 18 pastel case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 957

George Canning, by Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 1832

George Canning

by Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, 1825
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1832

Thomas Hood, by Unknown artist - NPG 855

Thomas Hood

by Unknown artist
oil on millboard, circa 1832-1834
On display in the Room 24 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 855

Charles Dickens, by Daniel Maclise - NPG 1172

Charles Dickens

by Daniel Maclise
oil on canvas, 1839
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1172

George Bradshaw, by Richard Evans - NPG 2201

George Bradshaw

by Richard Evans
oil on canvas, 1841
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2201

David Roberts, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(90)

David Roberts

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(90)

Sir Richard Owen, by Henry William Pickersgill - NPG 938

Sir Richard Owen

by Henry William Pickersgill
oil on canvas, circa 1845
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 938

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854', by William Walker, after  Sir John Gilbert - NPG 1125a

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854'

by William Walker, after Sir John Gilbert
engraving, 1857
NPG 1125a

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, by Michele Gordigiani - NPG 1899

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by Michele Gordigiani
oil on canvas, 1858
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1899

Robert Browning, by Michele Gordigiani - NPG 1898

Robert Browning

by Michele Gordigiani
oil on canvas, 1858
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1898

Charles William Corfe, by Lewis Carroll - NPG P7(9)

Charles William Corfe

by Lewis Carroll
albumen print, circa 1860
NPG P7(9)

'Caught' (Past), by Oscar Gustav Rejlander - NPG P2011(51)

'Caught' (Past)

by Oscar Gustav Rejlander
albumen print, circa 1862
NPG P2011(51)

Alan Plantagenet Stewart, 10th Earl of Galloway, by Melchiorre Delfico - NPG 3274

Alan Plantagenet Stewart, 10th Earl of Galloway

by Melchiorre Delfico
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 1 February 1873
NPG 3274

Lord Henry Frederick Thynne, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4747

Lord Henry Frederick Thynne

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 26 May 1877
NPG 4747

Edmund Hodgson Yates, by Unknown artist - NPG 4546

Edmund Hodgson Yates

by Unknown artist
watercolour, published 1884
NPG 4546

George Howard Wilkinson, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4753

George Howard Wilkinson

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 26 December 1885
NPG 4753

Sir (Henry) Rider Haggard, by George Leon Little - NPG 2350

Sir (Henry) Rider Haggard

by George Leon Little
oil on canvas, 1886
NPG 2350

Thomas Power O'Connor, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 3127

Thomas Power O'Connor

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 25 February 1888
NPG 3127

Sheikh Chidda; Queen Victoria, by Hills & Saunders - NPG P51

Sheikh Chidda; Queen Victoria

by Hills & Saunders
carbon print, 17 July 1893
NPG P51

The St John's Wood Arts Club, 1895, by Sydney Prior Hall - NPG 4404

The St John's Wood Arts Club, 1895

by Sydney Prior Hall
black crayon, white and grey paint on paper, circa 1895
NPG 4404

Alfred James Hipkins, by Edith J. Hipkins - NPG 2129

Alfred James Hipkins

by Edith J. Hipkins
oil on canvas, 1898
NPG 2129

Augustus John, by Sir William Orpen - NPG 4252

Augustus John

by Sir William Orpen
oil on canvas, exhibited 1900
NPG 4252

Oscar Wilde, by Unknown photographer - NPG P317

Oscar Wilde

by Unknown photographer
snapshot photograph, Spring 1900
NPG P317

John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 2967

John Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 23 February 1905
NPG 2967

Charles Burgess Fry, by Albert Chevallier Tayler, after a photograph by  George William Beldam - NPG 5953

Charles Burgess Fry

by Albert Chevallier Tayler, after a photograph by George William Beldam
lithograph, 1905
NPG 5953

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, by John Singer Sargent - NPG 6620

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

by John Singer Sargent
oil on canvas, 1908
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6620

H.G. Wells, by Claud Lovat Fraser - NPG 5071

H.G. Wells

by Claud Lovat Fraser
charcoal and wash, 1910s?
NPG 5071

Gordon Craig, by Edward Steichen - NPG P228

Gordon Craig

by Edward Steichen
photogravure, 1913
NPG P228

T.E. Lawrence, by B.E. Leeson - NPG P324

T.E. Lawrence

by B.E. Leeson
bromide print, 1917
NPG P324

Josef Holbrooke, by Walter Benington - NPG P983

Josef Holbrooke

by Walter Benington
gelatin silver print, late 1910s
NPG P983

George Arliss, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P167

George Arliss

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
vintage bromide print, 1918
NPG P167

Eric Portman, by Harrington Neilson - NPG P502

Eric Portman

by Harrington Neilson
sepia-toned bromide print, 1920s
NPG P502

Gerald Brenan, by (Charles) John Hope-Johnstone - NPG P134(21)

Gerald Brenan

by (Charles) John Hope-Johnstone
platinum print, 1922
NPG P134(21)

David Lloyd George, by Sir William Orpen - NPG 3244

David Lloyd George

by Sir William Orpen
oil on canvas, 1927
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3244

Sir (Edward) Guy Dawber, by Sir Gerald Kelly - NPG 6900

Sir (Edward) Guy Dawber

by Sir Gerald Kelly
oil on canvas, 1927
NPG 6900

Roger Fry, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(10)

Roger Fry

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
NPG P363(10)

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt - NPG P569

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt
bromide print, 1932
NPG P569

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1292(33)

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1933
NPG P1292(33)

Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG P870(8)

Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1933
NPG P870(8)

King George VI, by Bertram Park - NPG P140(6)

King George VI

by Bertram Park
bromide print, circa 1936
NPG P140(6)