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4506 portraits matching these criteria:

- subject matching 'Art in art'

A selection of portraits that depict other art works within them. See also: 'Making art' (Activity) and 'Artists in their studios' (Theme).

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William Cobbett, by John Raphael Smith - NPG 6870

William Cobbett

by John Raphael Smith
chalk, engraved 1812
NPG 6870

Mr Fox and his Friends, by William Lane - NPG 2076

Mr Fox and his Friends

by William Lane
black crayon with red and white heightening on tinted paper, circa 1813
NPG 2076

John Keats, by Joseph Severn - NPG 58

John Keats

by Joseph Severn
oil on canvas, 1821-1823
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 58

Sir Frederick William Trench, by Unknown artist - NPG 5505

Sir Frederick William Trench

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, circa 1827
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5505

Henry Bone, by William Bone Sr - NPG 6001

Henry Bone

by William Bone Sr
watercolour on ivory, arched top, 1828
NPG 6001

George Hudson and his family, by Unknown artist, probably associated with Hubard Gallery, possibly by  Samuel Thomas Gill, possibly by  E.G.A. Norman - NPG 5886

George Hudson and his family

by Unknown artist, probably associated with Hubard Gallery, possibly by Samuel Thomas Gill, possibly by E.G.A. Norman
cut-out silhouettes with watercolour background, circa 1837
NPG 5886

Charles Cowden Clarke, attributed to Thomas Heathfield Carrick - NPG 4506

Charles Cowden Clarke

attributed to Thomas Heathfield Carrick
watercolour on marble, circa 1841-1854
NPG 4506

Elizabeth (née Rigby), Lady Eastlake, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(136)

Elizabeth (née Rigby), Lady Eastlake

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(136)