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Before hand: the private life of a portrait

A new exhibition revealing the backstories behind iconic works from the National Portrait Gallery collection and the creative and social process of making a portrait. Features interviews with artists and sitters as well as rarely seen working drawings, scrapbooks, sketches and footage taken in artists’ studios and out on location.