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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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Cecil Gordon Lawson, by Francis Wilfrid Lawson - NPG 2797

Cecil Gordon Lawson

by Francis Wilfrid Lawson
pencil with traces of Chinese white, circa 1865-1866
NPG 2797

Sir Francis Grant, by John Ballantyne - NPG 5239

Sir Francis Grant

by John Ballantyne
oil on canvas, 1866
NPG 5239

Ferdinand Pickering, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(16)

Ferdinand Pickering

by Charles West Cope
charcoal, 1867
NPG 3182(16)

Sir George Scharf, by Sir George Scharf - NPG 4053(5)

Sir George Scharf

by Sir George Scharf
pencil and watercolour, late 1870s?
NPG 4053(5)

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG 2626

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

by Carlo Pellegrini
pencil, watercolour and gouache, published in Vanity Fair 13 May 1871
NPG 2626

'Miss Beatrice Potter' (Beatrice Webb), after Paul Hermann Naumann - NPG P1292(9)

'Miss Beatrice Potter' (Beatrice Webb)

after Paul Hermann Naumann
glossy vintage print, circa 1890
NPG P1292(9)