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1231 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Self-portraits'

Portraits where the artist is represented or is the subject of the image. See also: 'Making art' (Activity) and 'Artists in their studios' (Theme).

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Sir James Thornhill, attributed to Dietrich Ernst Andreae - NPG 4688

Sir James Thornhill

attributed to Dietrich Ernst Andreae
oil on canvas, circa 1724-1726
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4688

Jonathan Richardson, by Jonathan Richardson - NPG 706

Jonathan Richardson

by Jonathan Richardson
oil on canvas, circa 1729
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 706

Jonathan Richardson, by or after Jonathan Richardson - NPG 1576d

Jonathan Richardson

by or after Jonathan Richardson
pencil on vellum, 1730s
NPG 1576d

Jonathan Richardson, by Jonathan Richardson - NPG 3779

Jonathan Richardson

by Jonathan Richardson
black chalk heightened with white on blue paper, October 1735
NPG 3779

Allan Ramsay, by Allan Ramsay - NPG 3311

Allan Ramsay

by Allan Ramsay
oil on canvas, circa 1737-1739
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3311

Arthur Devis, by Arthur Devis - NPG 6153

Arthur Devis

by Arthur Devis
oil on oak panel, circa 1742-1744
On display in the Room 10 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6153

Thomas Patch, attributed to Thomas Patch - NPG 4081

Thomas Patch

attributed to Thomas Patch
watercolour and bodycolour on paper, circa 1745
NPG 4081

Sir Joshua Reynolds, by Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 41

Sir Joshua Reynolds

by Sir Joshua Reynolds
oil on canvas, circa 1747-1749
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 41

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

William Hogarth, by William Hogarth - NPG 289

William Hogarth

by William Hogarth
oil on canvas, circa 1757-1758
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 289

Thomas Gainsborough, by Thomas Gainsborough - NPG 4446

Thomas Gainsborough

by Thomas Gainsborough
oil on canvas, circa 1759
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4446

Thomas Frye, by Thomas Frye - NPG 5471

Thomas Frye

by Thomas Frye
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1759
NPG 5471