The Art Collection

{10-11} CHT includes the British Academy's art collection, encompassing over 100 works, ranging from the 19th century up to the present day, across a variety of media, including figurative and non-figurative work. Artists represented range from Sir Thomas Lawrence to Paula Rego to Sir Terry Frost. The collection has several sources, including purchases, loans and donations from Fellows. and loans from national and private collections, including:

  • The National Portrait Gallery
  • The Londonderry Estate
  • The CNAA Collection

To view the art at the British Academy, please visit

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