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21 People in group: Profession; Spies and secret agents

Thomas Miller Beach

1841-1894
Government spy, known as 'Major Le Caron'
Sitter in 5 portraits

Gertrude Bell

1868-1926
Traveller, spy and archaeologist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Anthony Blunt

1907-1983
Art historian and Soviet spy
Sitter in 6 portraits

Jonathan Britain

Forger and informer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Guy Burgess

1911-1963
Soviet spy
Sitter in 1 portrait

Peter Morland Churchill

1909-1972
Secret Agent and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Claude Edward Marjoribanks Dansey

1876-1947
Lieutenant-Colonel and spy
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Paul Dukes

1889-1967
Intelligence officer and writer
Sitter in 15 portraits

Donald Maclean

1913-1983
Soviet spy
Sitter in 2 portraits

Somerset Maugham

1874-1965
Novelist, playwright and spy
Sitter associated with 113 portraits

John Mordaunt, 1st Viscount Mordaunt of Avalon

1626-1675
Royalist conspirator
Sitter in 7 portraits

Titus Oates

1649-1705
Informer
Sitter in 23 portraits

Franz von Rintelen

died 1946
German spy and writer
Sitter in 7 portraits

Sir John Alexander Sinclair

1897-1977
Soldier, sailor and Head of the Secret Intelligence Service
Sitter in 10 portraits

Henry Nathan Sporborg

1905-1985
Banker and secret organiser
Sitter in 1 portrait

Arthur Thistlewood

baptised 1774-1820
Radical, revolutionary and Cato Street conspirator
Sitter in 4 portraits

William John Christopher Vassall

1924-1996
Soviet spy
Sitter in 1 portrait

Thomas Venner

died 1661
Plotter
Sitter in 4 portraits

William Hayward Wakefield

1801-1848
Colonist in New Zealand; accomplice to abduction
Sitter in 1 portrait

Jonathan Wild

died 1725
Informer and receiver of stolen goods
Sitter in 2 portraits