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A selection of portraits and images that depict or allude to stories or characters from popular folklore, legend and myth. See also: 'Angels, fairies and cherubs' (Theme) and 'Nudes and naked figures' (Genre).

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Alexander Pope, after Unknown artist - NPG D27575

Alexander Pope

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D27575

Holy Family and Angels, by and published by John Smith, after  Carlo Maratta - NPG D11717

Holy Family and Angels

by and published by John Smith, after Carlo Maratta
mezzotint, 1707
NPG D11717

'Loves of the Gods': Vulcan and Ceres, by John Smith, after  Titian - NPG D11715

'Loves of the Gods': Vulcan and Ceres

by John Smith, after Titian
mezzotint, 1708
NPG D11715

'Loves of the Gods': Neptune and Amphitrite, by John Smith, after  Titian - NPG D11714

'Loves of the Gods': Neptune and Amphitrite

by John Smith, after Titian
mezzotint, 1708
NPG D11714

'Loves of the Gods': Cupid and Psyche, by John Smith, after  Titian - NPG D11716

'Loves of the Gods': Cupid and Psyche

by John Smith, after Titian
mezzotint, 1708
NPG D11716

'Loves of the Gods': Apollo and Daphne, by John Smith, after  Titian - NPG D11708

'Loves of the Gods': Apollo and Daphne

by John Smith, after Titian
mezzotint, 1709
NPG D11708

'Loves of the Gods': (Bacchus; Ariadne; Cupid), by John Smith, after  Titian - NPG D11709

'Loves of the Gods': (Bacchus; Ariadne; Cupid)

by John Smith, after Titian
mezzotint, 1709
NPG D11709

'Loves of the Gods': Pluto and Proserpina, by John Smith, after  Titian - NPG D11710

'Loves of the Gods': Pluto and Proserpina

by John Smith, after Titian
mezzotint, 1709
NPG D11710

'Loves of the Gods': Jupiter, Juno and Io, by John Smith, after  Titian - NPG D11712

'Loves of the Gods': Jupiter, Juno and Io

by John Smith, after Titian
mezzotint, 1709
NPG D11712

Henry, Prince of Wales, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Isaac Oliver - NPG D31904

Henry, Prince of Wales

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Isaac Oliver
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D31904

Henry, Prince of Wales, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Isaac Oliver - NPG D31905

Henry, Prince of Wales

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Isaac Oliver
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D31905

Sir William Temple, Bt, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D40511

Sir William Temple, Bt

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D40511

Prince Charles Edward Stuart, by Sir Robert Strange - NPG D3357

Prince Charles Edward Stuart

by Sir Robert Strange
line engraving, circa 1749
NPG D3357

George Montagu, Viscount Mandeville; Elizabeth Montagu (née Dashwood), Duchess of Manchester, by James Watson, published by  Robert Sayer, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38187

George Montagu, Viscount Mandeville; Elizabeth Montagu (née Dashwood), Duchess of Manchester

by James Watson, published by Robert Sayer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1766-1768)
NPG D38187

James Whitney, after Unknown artist - NPG D31045

James Whitney

after Unknown artist
etching, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D31045

Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry and 2nd Duke of Dover, by Valentine Green, published by and after  George Willison - NPG D39150

Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry and 2nd Duke of Dover

by Valentine Green, published by and after George Willison
mezzotint, published 22 October 1770
NPG D39150

'St George and the dragon' (Charles James Fox; George Bridges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12308

'St George and the dragon' (Charles James Fox; George Bridges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 June 1782
NPG D12308

Edmund Burke ('Cincinnatus in retirement'), by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12313

Edmund Burke ('Cincinnatus in retirement')

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 23 August 1782
NPG D12313

'A warm birth for the old administration', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12332

'A warm birth for the old administration'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 2 April 1783
NPG D12332