Search the Database

There are three ways to search the portrait-sitting database

  1. You can use the search bar, which is at the top right of the page for desktop users and at the bottom of the main menu for mobile users.

  2. You can select any class in the portrait-sitting ontology to see all instances of that class. For example, select 'Sculpture' for a list of sculptures.

  3. You can use the links below to browse by portrait-sitting record, by portrait production event, by portrait-sitting account, or by portrait object.

Portrait-Sitting Records

All information about the production of portraits.

Portrait Production Events

Events in which portraits were produced, including sittings.

Portrait-Sitting Accounts

Texts that I have selected as evidence of portrait production.

Portrait Objects

Art objects that function as representations of particular people.