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4524 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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The Torso, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(98)

The Torso

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(98)

Alexander Handyside Ritchie, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(33)

Alexander Handyside Ritchie

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(33)

John Stevens, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(93)

John Stevens

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(93)

John Stevens, by David Octavius Hill, and  Robert Adamson - NPG P6(57)

John Stevens

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1843-1848
NPG P6(57)

Robert Vernon, by George Jones, and  Henry Collen - NPG 4513

Robert Vernon

by George Jones, and Henry Collen
oil on panel, 1848
NPG 4513

Thomas Jones Barker, by Thomas Jones Barker - NPG 5857

Thomas Jones Barker

by Thomas Jones Barker
oil on canvas, 1848
NPG 5857

Edward Hodges Baily in his Studio, by Unknown artist - NPG 6364

Edward Hodges Baily in his Studio

by Unknown artist
watercolour and pen and ink, circa 1850
NPG 6364

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay, by Edward Matthew Ward - NPG 4882

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Edward Matthew Ward
oil on canvas, 1853
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4882

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Lowes Cato Dickinson - NPG 5222

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1855-1867
NPG 5222

James Salter, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG P120(3)

James Salter

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, 1855
NPG P120(3)

Unknown woman, by Oscar Gustav Rejlander - NPG P2011(58)

Unknown woman

by Oscar Gustav Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(58)