The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

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Prints and Framed prints

Prints and Framed prints

Prints and Framed prints

 

 

Four easy steps

  1. Enter the name of the sitter, artist or title of the work into the Search term … section of Search the Collection

  2. Select your person and then the portrait you want

  3. Select the Buy a Print option available on most portraits

  4. Choose between a framed or unframed print, the size and finish and follow instructions to the checkout

Prices start at £6 for an unframed print and £25 for a framed print. You can purchase four prints for the price of three, and there is free UK delivery on orders placed over £60.

Search the Collection

Search by sitter or artist surname or title within over 200,000 portraits.

We aim to turn around all orders in three working days within the UK, and seven working days overseas. Unfortunately requests for subjective alterations can not be accommodated.

Alternatively choose from a portrait that has been recently digitised or view a selection from our category list of top sellers, themes and periods below.

 

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