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4447 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Group portraits'

A selection of portraits depicting three or more sitters and large groups of people. See also: 'Family portraits', Wedding inspiration' (Genre), 'Processions' and 'Events and occasions' (Theme).

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Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants, by Rowland Lockey, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 2765

Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants

by Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on canvas, 1593
NPG 2765

Sir Henry Unton, by Unknown artist - NPG 710

Sir Henry Unton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 710

Anne, Lady Pope with her children, by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger - NPG L231

Anne, Lady Pope with her children

by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
oil on canvas, 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L231

The Somerset House Conference, 1604, by Unknown artist - NPG 665

The Somerset House Conference, 1604

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1604
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 665

The 1st Earl of Monmouth and his family, attributed to Paul van Somer - NPG 5246

The 1st Earl of Monmouth and his family

attributed to Paul van Somer
oil on canvas, circa 1617
On display in the Long Gallery at Montacute House
NPG 5246

The Duke of Buckingham and his Family, after Gerrit van Honthorst - NPG 711

The Duke of Buckingham and his Family

after Gerrit van Honthorst
oil on canvas, circa 1628, based on a work of 1628
On display in Room 5 at Montacute House
NPG 711

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

The Capel Family, by Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen) - NPG 4759

The Capel Family

by Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen)
oil on canvas, circa 1640
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4759

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
On display in Room 7 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5568

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 902

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1706
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 902

Jonathan Tyers and his family, by Francis Hayman - NPG 5588

Jonathan Tyers and his family

by Francis Hayman
oil on canvas, 1740
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5588

The Shudi Family Group, by Marcus Tuscher - NPG 5776

The Shudi Family Group

by Marcus Tuscher
oil on canvas, circa 1742
On display on the First Floor at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 5776

An Indian of ye Outawas Tribe & his Family going to War, by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend - NPG 4855(72)

An Indian of ye Outawas Tribe & his Family going to War

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
NPG 4855(72)

Group associated with the Moravian Church, attributed to Johann Valentin Haidt - NPG 624a

Group associated with the Moravian Church

attributed to Johann Valentin Haidt
oil on canvas, circa 1752-1754
NPG 624a

Robert Clive and Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, 1757, by Francis Hayman - NPG 5263

Robert Clive and Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, 1757

by Francis Hayman
oil on canvas, circa 1760
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5263

Lord Halifax and his secretaries, attributed to Daniel Gardner, after  Hugh Douglas Hamilton - NPG 3328

Lord Halifax and his secretaries

attributed to Daniel Gardner, after Hugh Douglas Hamilton
gouache, circa 1765-1767
NPG 3328

The Academicians of the Royal Academy, by John Sanders, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1437

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

by John Sanders, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
watercolour and ink, 1773, based on a work of 1772
NPG 1437

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy', by John Sanders, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1437a

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy'

by John Sanders, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
pencil, circa 1773
NPG 1437a

The Sharp Family, by Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG L169

The Sharp Family

by Johan Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L169

The Death of the Earl of Chatham, by John Singleton Copley - NPG L146

The Death of the Earl of Chatham

by John Singleton Copley
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L146

The Fourdrinier Family, attributed to John Downman - NPG 6091

The Fourdrinier Family

attributed to John Downman
oil on copper, circa 1786
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6091

Mr Fox and his Friends, by William Lane - NPG 2076

Mr Fox and his Friends

by William Lane
black crayon with red and white heightening on tinted paper, circa 1813
NPG 2076

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 999

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1820-1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 999

Balcony group, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 1695(u)

Balcony group

by Sir George Hayter
pen and ink and wash, October 1820
NPG 1695(u)