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BP Portrait Award winners commissions

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Part of the first prize for winning the BP Portrait Award is a commission to paint a portrait that subsequently enters the Gallery's collection. The portraits below are some of the resulting commissions.

 

 

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J.K. Rowling
by Stuart Pearson Wright
2005
NPG 6723

Fiona Shaw
by Victoria Russell
2001-2002
NPG 6609

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