- The story was the basis of an opera by Mieczysław Weinberg, The Portrait, composed in 1980.
- The story was adapted for BBC Radio in 2002 as part of the BBC Radio 4 comedy series Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat with the title "The Mysterious Portrait" and starred Stephen Moore. This adaptation concludes with Chartkov arrogantly defying the image in the painting and paying a terrible price.
- The Portrait - An upcoming English language feature film adaptation
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