The Royal Society of Portrait Painters’ Annual Exhibition opens

Mall Galleries, London

16-26 September 2020


Celebrating the best in contemporary portraiture.



Come and enjoy, not only the quality of the art, but also some well-known characters.

Each of the 200 portraits is a work of art.  It has been chosen on its merit by our portrait painters making this a showcase of the best of current portraiture.

Don’t miss this perfect opportunity to choose an artist to paint your portrait. To make it really easy to commission a portrait, our Commissions Consultant, Annabel Elton, will be available to help and advise you during the show.

We want to ensure that your visit is as enjoyable and as safe as possible whilst we need to protect the public and the staff from coronavirus infection.
We will putting into place the follow safety measures:

 Social distancing will apply. Please keep two metres apart from
other visitors unless you are from the same household
 You will be required to wear a face covering
 There will be a one-way system in place
 There will be sanitising points
 Toilet facilities will be cleaned regularly
 There will be no café or shop until 2021
 Any payments will be by card
We look forward to welcoming you.

In the meantime you might like to see some of  the portraits online.



Image: Frances Bell ‘Katie’ ‘

Image of a half length portrait by Frances Bell which will be in the 2020 RSPP Annual Exhibition


Mall Galleries

The Mall, by Trafalgar Square, London