Founded in 1856, the aim of the National Portrait Gallery, London is "to promote through the medium of portraits the appreciation and understanding of the men and women who have made and are making British history and culture, and to promote the appreciation and understanding of portraiture in all media". The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world.
Bridgeman Image Search
The Bridgeman collections include images of paintings, photographs, sculptures, antiques, furniture and artifacts ranging from ancient history to present day. The works are arranged by type and region.
Assembled in the 1980s during Poliakoff's extensive travel throughout the American Southwest, this significant collection of Southwestern American art is authentic and built with an extensive knowledge of the Southwest peoples, each piece in the collection serves as window into Native American art.