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Take One Picture

Past exhibitions

Browse the paintings which have previously featured in Take One Picture and see some of the works they've inspired

Each year the National Gallery encourages primary school teachers and children to focus on one painting from the collection and respond creatively to its themes and subject matter, historical context, or composition. 

An exhibition of works produced by schools based on the painting is shown at the Gallery every year, forming our annual Take One Picture exhibition. 

Find out more about the scheme.

Read about previous exhibitions here: 

2019

Schools responded to An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump by Joseph Wright 'of Derby'
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2018

Schools responded to Penelope with the Suitors by Pintoricchio
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2017

Schools responded to A Roman Triumph by Peter Paul Rubens 
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2016
Schools responded to Mr and Mrs Andrews by Thomas Gainsborough
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2015
Schools responded to Saint Michael Triumphs over the Devil by Bartolomé Bermejo
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2014
Schools responded to Bathers at Asnières by Georges Seurat
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2013
Schools responded to Still Life with Drinking-Horn by Willem Kalf
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2012
Schools responded to The Family of Darius before Alexander by Paolo Veronese
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2011
Schools responded to Tobias and the Angel by the workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio
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2010
Schools responded to The Umbrellas by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
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2009
Schools responded to The Fighting Temeraire by JMW Turner
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2008
Schools responded to A View of Het Steen in the Early Morning by Peter Paul Rubens
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