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4809 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Double portraits'

A selection of portraits that depict two sitters. See also: 'Couples', 'Twins' and 'Family portraits' (Genre).

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Sir Frederick Ashton; Lord David Cecil, by Cecil Beaton - NPG D17949(20)

Sir Frederick Ashton; Lord David Cecil

by Cecil Beaton
pencil, late 1960s-early 1970s
NPG D17949(20)

Maudie Littlehampton and the Earl, by Osbert Lancaster - NPG D11153

Maudie Littlehampton and the Earl

by Osbert Lancaster
black ink and pencil, 1974 or before
NPG D11153

Kingsley Amis; Martin Amis, by Michael Frith - NPG D198

Kingsley Amis; Martin Amis

by Michael Frith
watercolour heightened with gouache, 1988
NPG D198

'Brotherhood' (Novelist and Prem), by Olivia Odiwe - NPG D48636

'Brotherhood' (Novelist and Prem)

by Olivia Odiwe
acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 2018
NPG D48636

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Laura Knight with model, Ella Louise Naper ('Self Portrait')

by Laura Knight
oil on canvas, 1913
On display in Room 30 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4839

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Evelyn Constance (née Handcock), Lady Gairdner

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 8 May 1925
NPG x37358

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Sir Charles Henry Gairdner

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 8 May 1925
NPG x37360

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Leslie Henson

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 February 1925
NPG x37329

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Leslie Henson

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 6 February 1925
NPG x37330

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Dylan Thomas; Caitlin Macnamara Thomas

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1944
NPG x22484

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Edith Sitwell; Sir Osbert Sitwell

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1945
NPG x22477

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Roy Alfred Clarence Boulting; John Edward Boulting

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1948
NPG x22407

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Kathleen Frances ('Katharine') Sutherland (née Barry); Graham Sutherland

by Ida Kar
modern bromide print from original negative, 1954
NPG x135080