Portrait painting, famous portrait painters

Portrait painting collections and museums *

Miniatures. Artists and Ancestors
An internet art exhibition for both art lovers and genealogy researchers. In a user friendly format, this exhibition catalogue documents a private collection of 800 miniature portraits, painted by a range of artists, research notes about sitters and relevant Internet links. The main focus is American portraits, but there are also European and British items.

National Portrait Gallery, London

National Portrait Gallery of Australia

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Portrait artists. 
A chronological directory of master portrait artists whose works is held by art museums. Artcyclopedia

Self-portraits *

Self-portraits. Artist self-portraits at The Uffizi Gallery, Florence.ArtLex entries on self-portrait painters.

The self-portrait, entry from Wikipedia.

Durer self-portraits.

Rembrandt self-portraits. WebMuseum

van Gogh self-portraits. Wikipedia

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, US.
A selection of portrait artists.

Wikipedia entry on portrait painting.

Famous portrait painters (a selection) *

Gainsborough, Thomas

Thomas Gainsborough
Web Gallery of Art

Thomas Gainsborough. Getty Museum

Thomas Gainsborough. The Frick Collection

Thomas Gainsborough. National Gallery, London

Thomas Gainsborough. The Tate

Thomas Gainsborough. Wikipedia

Hockney, David

David Hockney portraits.
The National Portrait Gallery

Modigliani, Amadeo

Amadeo Modigliani

Picasso, Pablo

Picasso, Pablo. Pablo Picasso
The Picasso Project


Raphael. Portraits and other paintings. 

Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn. Rembrandt

Rembrandt van Rijn
Works held in art museums.

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Sargent, John Singer. John Singer Sargent
Gallery of images at Artchive.

Sargent, John Singer

Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The John Singer Sargent Archive.  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

John Singer Sargent
Works held in art museums. Artcyclopedia

Van Gogh, Vincent

Vincent van Gogh portraits. Wikipedia

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 135
Rembrandt (1606–1669) Self-portrait 1669 Oil on canvas

Queen Charlotte
Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788)
Head of a Capri Girl, Rosina Ferrara, 1878
John Singer Sargent