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.

Advanced Collection search

Susan Aldworth: The Portrait Anatomised


Max’s reaction to his portrait

Read transcript PDF / Word


Susan Aldworth speaks about the project

Read transcript PDF / Word


Neuroscientist Dr Fiona le Beau talks to Susan Aldworth about electricity and epilepsy

Read transcript PDF / Word


The artist Susan Aldworth talks to assistant curator Inga Fraser about the display

Read transcript PDF / Word