Dating portraits

The latest leg of his journey took him to Siberia...— “impression”) or amphitype, also known as a collodion positive in the UK, is a positive photograph on glass made by a variant of the wet plate collodion process.Over a working life of some forty-five years, Cézanne made almost 1,000 paintings of which around 160 are portraits.The exhibition will offer a unique and fascinating insight into this central aspect of his work, highlighting the special pictorial and thematic characteristics of his portraiture including his creation of complementary pairs and different versions of the same subject.Other benefits include: • Invitations to Members-only private views • Discounts in the Portrait Restaurant and Gallery Shops • Priority booking for special events • Regular updates and exclusive offers Buy Membership Buy tickets St Martin's Place London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 Contact us Daily 10.00 – 18.00 Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00.Last admission to the exhibition is one hour before the Gallery closes.With Simon Reeve's Russia shining a light on the flawed but fascinating superpower, we've been inspired to showcase the incredible photography of Alexander Khimushin.

Paintings on display will range from multiple portraits of himself and his wife, Hortense Fiquet, Cézanne’s remarkable portrayals of his Uncle Dominique, dating from the 1860s, through to his final portraits of the gardener Vallier, who helped in his studio at Les Lauves, Aix-en-Provence.

is curated by John Elderfield, Chief Curator Emeritus of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, with Mary Morton, Curator and Head of Department, French Paintings, National Gallery of Art and Xavier Rey, Director of Collections, Musée d’Orsay.

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The competition is in partnership with Kirker Holidays, and in association with PAUL. Entry in this competition implies acceptance of the following rules. This competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years and over except employees of the National Portrait Gallery, PAUL and Kirker Holidays and their families and friends and agencies and persons connected in any way with the organisations & promotion. It will not be passed to any third parties unless otherwise stated.

Residents of other countries are excluded from entry.

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