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.

Visitors choice

BP logo BP Portrait Award 2006 - Visitor's Choice

First place: 615 votes

Silvia
by Vanessa Garwood
oil on canvas

Second place: 591 votes

Mr & Mrs Gardiner
by Iain Gardiner
oil on canvas

Third place: 581 votes

Dr Wayper
by Rebecca Smith
acrylic on board

Fourth place: 508 votes

Napi
by Gregory Cumins
oil on canvas