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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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The St John's Wood Arts Club, 1895, by Sydney Prior Hall - NPG 4404

The St John's Wood Arts Club, 1895

by Sydney Prior Hall
black crayon, white and grey paint on paper, circa 1895
NPG 4404

Captain Scott's Birthday Dinner, 6 June 1911, by Herbert George Ponting - NPG P1100

Captain Scott's Birthday Dinner, 6 June 1911

by Herbert George Ponting
carbon print, 6 June 1911
NPG P1100

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

John Armstrong, by Oriel Ross - NPG 6574

John Armstrong

by Oriel Ross
pencil, 1930s
NPG 6574

John Galsworthy, by Edward Burra - NPG 6368

John Galsworthy

by Edward Burra
ink, 1932
NPG 6368

The Critics, by Edward Burra - NPG 6370

The Critics

by Edward Burra
ink, 1932
NPG 6370

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

Alfred Drury, by Paul Drury - NPG 5459

Alfred Drury

by Paul Drury
pen and ink, 1944
NPG 5459

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