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965 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Eating and drinking'

A selection of portraits that depict sitters eating or drinking or images that relate to food and drink. See also: 'Picnics' (Theme).

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Sir Henry Unton, by Unknown artist - NPG 710

Sir Henry Unton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 710

Edinburgh Ale, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(141)

Edinburgh Ale

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(141)

'The Morning After' 'He greatly daring dined', by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(155)

'The Morning After' 'He greatly daring dined'

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(155)

Thomas Tod Stoddart, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1092

Thomas Tod Stoddart

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1858
NPG P1092

Charles George Lewis, by Marshall Claxton - NPG 890

Charles George Lewis

by Marshall Claxton
watercolour and pencil, 1864
NPG 890

Chess players, by Anthony Rosenbaum - NPG 3060

Chess players

by Anthony Rosenbaum
oil on canvas, 1874-1880
NPG 3060

Kuo Sung-tao, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4707(14)

Kuo Sung-tao

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 16 June 1877
NPG 4707(14)

Frank Burnand, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3430

Frank Burnand

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3430

Sir Walter Besant; James Rice, by Archibald John Stuart Wortley - NPG 2280

Sir Walter Besant; James Rice

by Archibald John Stuart Wortley
oil on canvas, 1882
NPG 2280

Dinner at Haddo House, 1884, by Alfred Edward Emslie - NPG 3845

Dinner at Haddo House, 1884

by Alfred Edward Emslie
oil on canvas, 1884
On display in the Room 28 wallcase at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3845

Gilbert Frankau, by Flora Lion - NPG 6313

Gilbert Frankau

by Flora Lion
oil on canvas, 1923
NPG 6313

Natalie Bevan (née Ackenhausen, later Denny) ('Supper (Natalie Denny)'), by Mark Gertler - NPG 6877

Natalie Bevan (née Ackenhausen, later Denny) ('Supper (Natalie Denny)')

by Mark Gertler
oil on canvas, 1928
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6877

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, by Lee Miller - NPG P1077

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett

by Lee Miller
modern contact print from original negative, 1943
NPG P1077

Lee Miller, by David E. Scherman - NPG P1082

Lee Miller

by David E. Scherman
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1943
NPG P1082

Carl Ronald Giles with his wife Sylvia ('Joan') Clarke and musicians, including Butch Shepherd, by Lee Miller - NPG P1078

Carl Ronald Giles with his wife Sylvia ('Joan') Clarke and musicians, including Butch Shepherd

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1944
NPG P1078

Sir Alec Guinness, by Lee Miller - NPG P1079

Sir Alec Guinness

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1947
NPG P1079

Norman Douglas, by Michael Ayrton - NPG 4146

Norman Douglas

by Michael Ayrton
ink and wash, 1948
NPG 4146

Nina Hamnett, by Daniel Farson - NPG P288

Nina Hamnett

by Daniel Farson
bromide print, 1952
NPG P288

Laurence Olivier, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(59)

Laurence Olivier

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1954
NPG P490(59)

Wells Coates, by Lee Miller - NPG P1076

Wells Coates

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1954
NPG P1076

Elizabeth David, by John Stanton Ward - NPG 6217

Elizabeth David

by John Stanton Ward
ink and wash, 1956
NPG 6217

Michael James Andrews, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(1)

Michael James Andrews

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 7 December 1962
NPG P797(1)

'University of the Air', by John Musgrave-Wood ('Emmwood') - NPG 5358

'University of the Air'

by John Musgrave-Wood ('Emmwood')
pen and ink, Letratone and white heightening, 1963
NPG 5358

Frost's Breakfast, by Gerald Scarfe - NPG 6434

Frost's Breakfast

by Gerald Scarfe
pen and indian ink, 1963
NPG 6434

Roger Hilton, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(23)

Roger Hilton

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 21 November 1963
NPG P797(23)

Jack Smith with his wife, Susan, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(43)

Jack Smith with his wife, Susan

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 9 May 1963
NPG P797(43)

Reyner Banham, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1941

Reyner Banham

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 6 January 1963
NPG P1941

Evelyn Waugh, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(84)

Evelyn Waugh

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1964
NPG P490(84)

Anthony Hill, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(22)

Anthony Hill

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 22 April 1964
NPG P797(22)

Benedict Nicolson, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(34)

Benedict Nicolson

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 25 March 1964
NPG P797(34)

'The Book Party', by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1968

'The Book Party'

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 16 April 1964
NPG P1968

Peter Luke, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1896

Peter Luke

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 1 July 1968
NPG P1896