Parliamentary Works of Art

October Artwork of the Month: 'Diane Abbott MP' by Stuart Pearson Wright

For Black History Month, October's Artwork is a portrait of the first black woman elected as an MP

Open House 2016


Discover the Parliamentary Art Collection during Open House weekend

September Artwork of the Month: 'Colonel Barré' by Richard Houston

Colonel Isaac Barré MP (1726-1802) was partially blinded at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, 13 September 1759

August Artwork of the Month: Ann Taylor by Nick Sinclair

Ann Taylor by Nick Sinclair

Ann Taylor was the first woman to serve as Chief Whip, the first woman Leader of the Commons and the first woman President of the Privy Council. Find out more about her portrait.

Portrait of the Lord Speaker Baroness D’Souza unveiled

Lord Speaker Portrait Group

The House of Lords Works of Art Committee unveiled a portrait of the Rt. Hon. the Lord Speaker Baroness D'Souza on 6th July 2016

More parliamentary works of art

Title Date
July Artwork of the Month: Margaret Thatcher 01.07.2016
'New Dawn' artwork to be unveiled 07.06.2016
June Artwork of the Month: 'Dadabhai Naoroji' 03.06.2016
May Artwork of the Month 'A Radical Leader': Henry Fawcett 29.04.2016
April Artwork of the Month: 'Plucking the Red and White Roses' 31.03.2016
March Artwork of the Month: Harold Wilson by Henry Mee 01.03.2016