Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Princess Royal Charlotte Augusta Matilda, 1770  National Portrait Gallery (UK) Accession Number NPG D33076

Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Princess Royal Charlotte Augusta Matilda, 1770 National Portrait Gallery (UK) Accession Number NPG D33076

Isabella Watling, Gina and Cristiano, 2014, oil on canvas, [no dimensions], currently on display at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Isabella Watling, Gina and Cristiano, 2014, oil on canvas, [no dimensions], currently on display at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Above: Winifred Anna, Duchess of Portland as Duchess of Savoy, by Alice Hughes, photogravure by Walker & Boutall, 1897. © National Portrait Gallery, London. Below: Fancy dress costume consisting of embroidered silver satin dress and lace ruff, "Duchess of Savoia," England, early 1897. Worn by the Duchess of Portland as "Duchess of Savoia" to the Duchess of Devonshire's Fancy Dress Ball, July 2, 1897. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.

Above: Winifred Anna, Duchess of Portland as Duchess of Savoy, by Alice Hughes, photogravure by Walker & Boutall, 1897. © National Portrait Gallery, London. Below: Fancy dress costume consisting of embroidered silver satin dress and lace ruff, "Duchess of Savoia," England, early 1897. Worn by the Duchess of Portland as "Duchess of Savoia" to the Duchess of Devonshire's Fancy Dress Ball, July 2, 1897. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.

BP Portrait awards winner 2014. Man with a Plaid Blanket by Thomas Ganter / BP portrait award shortlist for 2014

BP portrait award shortlist for 2014 revealed

BP Portrait awards winner 2014. Man with a Plaid Blanket by Thomas Ganter / BP portrait award shortlist for 2014

Tai-Shan Schierenberg: Top 10 portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

Tai-Shan Schierenberg: Top 10 portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

Self-portrait as Janus, 2008 Oil on canvas 183 x . Tai-Shan Schierenberg is a painter of portraits, figures and landscapes.

Bride Winifred Radford (18) and her father, singer Robert Radford 12 April 1920 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Bride Winifred Radford (18) and her father, singer Robert Radford 12 April 1920 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Magnificent brushwork..Detail of painting.."Singer Sargent & Friends" John Singer Sargent..showing at new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Magnificent brushwork..Detail of painting.."Singer Sargent & Friends" John Singer Sargent..showing at new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Francis Bacon by Ruskin Spear. Oil on board, 1984. National Portrait Gallery, London.

Francis Bacon by Ruskin Spear. Oil on board, 1984. National Portrait Gallery, London.

Enjoy free, live jazz at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's "Take Five!" performance series. It usually takes place on the third Thursday of each month, and the museum's café stays open so guests can enjoy beer, wine and light snacks during the performance. Washington, DC.

Enjoy free, live jazz at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's "Take Five!" performance series. It usually takes place on the third Thursday of each month, and the museum's café stays open so guests can enjoy beer, wine and light snacks during the performance. Washington, DC.

Germaine Greer by Paula Rego © National Portrait Gallery, London.   Author, "The Female Eunuch" (1970)

Germaine Greer by Paula Rego © National Portrait Gallery, London. Author, "The Female Eunuch" (1970)

Beauford Delaney, 1901–1979 by Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986) Pastel on paper, 1943, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation

Beauford Delaney, 1901–1979 by Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986) Pastel on paper, 1943, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation

The National Portrait Gallery/Museum Information/Visit Docent Tour Saturday 4:30 p.m. Meet in the F Street Lobby

The National Portrait Gallery/Museum Information/Visit Docent Tour Saturday 4:30 p.m. Meet in the F Street Lobby

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national portrait gallery london desktop nexus wallpaper 1920x1200

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