The Portrait Timeline
to the largest database of
chronologically arranged portrait paintings. Immerse in the past
choosing a decade from the dropdown menu, then scroll through the
forward or backward. You can hover the mouse over any portrait to find
identity of the sitter, the artist, and where it's located. Click on
year marker to see what historical
events were happening simultaneously. Use the search bar to find
specific artists, sitters, museums, themes, or objects (e.g.
"heraldry", "book", "dog", or "Rembrandt self portrait"). New
portraits are added to the timeline on a daily basis. Visit
Page to join the discussion. Enjoy!