The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 145,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Drawing self-portraits

Ron Bowen

Ron Bowen is an American artist and teacher living in Paris. He taught at the Slade School of Fine Art between 1977 and 1997, and has taught art at all levels of experience from novice to professional. His book, "A Drawing Masterclass" was published by Random House in 1992.

Masterclass 1 | Masterclass 2


Games | This is me| Investigating Drawing

Self-portrait drawings in the collection