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1232 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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George Romney, by George Romney - NPG 959

George Romney

by George Romney
oil on canvas, 1784
On display in Room 12 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 959

Thomas Gainsborough, by Francesco Bartolozzi, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG 1107

Thomas Gainsborough

by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Thomas Gainsborough
black and red crayon with pencil and grey wash on paper, circa 1797, based on a work of 1787-1788
NPG 1107

Richard Cosway, by Richard Cosway - NPG 304

Richard Cosway

by Richard Cosway
pencil and wash, circa 1790
On display in the Room 17 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 304

Richard Cosway, after Richard Cosway - NPG 1678

Richard Cosway

after Richard Cosway
oil on mahogany panel, based on a work of circa 1790
NPG 1678

John Flaxman, by John Flaxman - NPG 2487

John Flaxman

by John Flaxman
plaster cast of medallion, circa 1790-1795
On display on the Second Floor at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 2487

Horace Hone, by Horace Hone - NPG 1879

Horace Hone

by Horace Hone
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1795
On display in the Room 14 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1879

John Constable, by John Constable - NPG 901

John Constable

by John Constable
pencil and black chalk heightened with white and red chalk, circa 1799-1804
NPG 901

James Gillray, by James Gillray - NPG 83

James Gillray

by James Gillray
watercolour on ivory, circa 1800
On display in the Room 17 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 83