Image & Identity
A resource on Self-image mostly drawn from self-portraits in the Gallery's Collections.
Self-portraits from 17th to the 21st Century
Studying portraits by Auerbach, Hogarth, Sutherland and Mary Beale. Images, information and discussion questions.
Image and Identity
Learn through ideas, methods and approaches used by artists who have made images of themselves or portrayed others.
In Focus: John Singer Sargent
A learning resource exploring the qualities of John Singer Sargent's recognisable style as well as giving us a glimpse at his humanity.
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
A study guide for portraits of Michael Jackson. Key themes include identity, celebrity culture, fandom and race.
20th century portraits
Get to know 12 portraits from the 20th century in this resource for students.
In Focus: Hans Holbein the Younger
Information about Holbein, his influence and impact. His work in context, the drawing, prints derived from his work and reproductions of his paintings. Enquiry questions and links to further research.
In focus: Angelica Kauffmann
The Swiss-born prodigy Angelica Kauffmann was an artist of international training and reputation.
Watch our playlist exploring scientific techniques used by the Gallery to unlock the secrets behind our Tudor portraits.
Subjects and themes
Search the collection by themes - from pets to weddings!
Black History Month
Take a tour exploring our Collection created by Alayo Akinkugbe for Black History Month in 2020.
A Picture of Health
Learn about pioneers in medicine, health and social reform from 1840 to 1920.