National Portrait Collection

Detail from Kasimir Dunin-Markievicz, 'Countess Markievicz (1868-1927), Artist and Revolutionary', 1899.

Countess Markievicz (1868-1927), Artist and Revolutionary
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Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), ‘Head of Dr Solomons Snr (1885-1965)’, c.1955. © The Estate of Sir Jacob Epstein

Dr Solomons Snr (1885-1965), Doctor
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Detail from Kevin Abosch (b.1969), 'Portrait of Bob Geldof (b.1951), Musician and Political Activist', 2012

Bob Geldof (b.1951)
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Detail from Helen Mabel Trevor, 'Self-portrait', 1890s.

Helen Mabel Trevor (1831-1900), Artist
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Detail from Maeve McCarthy, 'Maeve Binchy (1940-), Writer', 2005. NGI.4752.

Maeve Binchy (1940-2012), Writer
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Detail from William Cuming & Tilly Kettle, 'James Gandon (1743-1823), Architect', begun c.1783 , completed c.1796. NGI.1783.

Portrait of James Gandon (1743-1823), Architect
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Detail from John Butler Yeats, 'John O’Leary,(1830-1907), Fenian', 1904. NGI.595.

Portrait of John O'Leary (1830-1907), Fenian.
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Detail from Edward McGuire, 'Seamus Heaney (1939-), Poet', 1974.

Portrait of Seamus Heaney (1939-2013), Poet
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Detail from René Théodore Berthon, 'Lady Sydney Morgan (1778-1859), Author', 1818.

Lady Sydney Morgan (1778-1859), Author
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Detail from James Hanley, 'Ronnie Delany (1935-), Sportsman', 2000.

Portrait of Ronnie Delany (b.1935), Sportsman
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Detail from Hilda Geralda van Stockum (Irish, 1908-2006), 'Portrait of Evie Hone (1894-1955)'

Evie Hone (1894-1955), Artist
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Detail from Francis Cotes, ' Maria, Countess of Coventry (1733-1760), renowned beauty, 1751'.

Maria, Countess of Coventry (1733-1760), renowned beauty
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