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.

Portrait Printer

Portrait Printer

Portrait Printer

Visitors to the National Portrait Gallery in London, and visitors online, can choose from over 135,000 portraits from our collections and purchase beautifully rich and detailed digital prints using our Portrait Printer service.

Images are printed in their original proportions, within a white border, on a selection of papers and canvas. The dimensions listed below are for the paper size only.

Types of print are available

  • Postcard size Satin paper (150 x 100 mm) 270gsm
  • Small Satin Photo paper (297 x 210 mm) 290gsm
  • Small Art Etch paper (297 x 210 mm) 310gsm
  • Medium Satin Photo paper (483 x 329 mm) 290gsm
  • Medium Art Etch paper (483 x 329 mm) 310gsm
  • Medium Matt Fine Art paper (483 x 329 mm) 315gsm
  • Medium Canvas (image size shortest edge 297mm)
  • Large Satin Photo paper (615 x 432 mm) 290gsm
  • Large Art Etch paper (615 x 432 mm) 310gsm
  • Extra Large Satin Photo paper (840 x 610 mm) 270gsm

The Satin Photo paper has a semi-gloss finish, ideally suited to reproductions of photographs, while the Art Etch paper has a matt textured surface that works particularly well for reproductions of drawings, etchings and some paintings. The Matt Fine Art paper is best suited for photographs, and the Canvas for paintings.

Prices

  • Postcard size Satin - £6.00
  • Small Satin Photo and Art Etch - £15.00
  • Medium Satin Photo and Art Etch - £30.00
  • Medium Canvas - £35
  • Medium Matt Fine Art - £40.00
  • Large Satin Photo and Art Etch - £45
  • Extra Large - £75

Gallery visitors

Use our touchscreen iPad in the Gallery Book Shop or your own device to place your order online. Our Retail Assistants are there to help you. Sign up for the Gallery eNewsletter to obtain 10% off your first purchase.

Online visitors

Use the Gallery’s Collections Search facility to search by name of sitter or artist, and then, having selected a portrait associated with the sitter or artist, click on the option to buy a print of this portrait. You can browse and purchase from our selections made for you or from the whole of the Gallery's collection.

Options

  • 4 prints for the price of 3
  • Free UK delivery for orders above £60
  • Next day and signed delivery options

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The Capel Family (deail)  by Cornelius Johnson (Cornelius Janssen van Ceulen) © National Portrait Gallery, London

100 Top selling prints

Choose from a selection of 100 of the National Portrait Gallery’s top selling prints, for as little as £6.

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Lytton Strachey; Virginia Woolf  (detail) by Lady Ottoline Morrell © National Portrait Gallery, London

100 Top selling prints of photographs

Choose from a selection of 100 of the National Portrait Gallery’s top selling prints, for as little as £6.

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Orders are placed securely online using WorldPay, and we attempt to turn around all orders within 24 hours. Orders are dispatched via Royal Mail in the UK, or by DHL overseas. Postage rates start from £3.95 in the UK, £12.00 to Europe, and £16.00 Worldwide.

All Portrait Printer images are printed in original proportions, within a white border on an Epson 5000 Stylus Pro printer, on Epson original papers and canvas and are supplied by the National Portrait Gallery Limited Company. Unfortunately requests for subjective alterations can not be accommodated. All purchases support the Gallery.

Alternatively if you would like to license an image you can find out more by visiting here