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.

Visualising Portraits: BP Portrait Award 2019

25 July 2019, 14:00

Meet in main hall


Fresh talent features in abundance at our annual exhibition of shortlisted works from the most prestigious portrait competition in the world. 

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