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28 People in group: Profession; Experts and connoisseurs

Sir George Howland Beaumont, 7th Bt

1753-1827
Art patron, connoisseur and landscape painter
Sitter associated with 12 portraits

Michael Bryan

1757-1821
Art historian and connoisseur; author of Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers
Sitter in 1 portrait

Anne, Lady Carleton

1585?-1627
Art connoisseur; wife of Sir Dudley Carleton
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Hookham Carpenter

1792-1866
Connoisseur of prints; Keeper of Prints and Drawings, British Museum
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits

Frederick Spencer Chapman

1907-1971
Explorer, mountaineer, jungle warfare expert and author
Sitter in 11 portraits

David Alexander Edward Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford and 10th Earl of Balcarres

1871-1940
Politician, Lord Privy Seal and art connoisseur
Sitter in 24 portraits

Sir William Dickson Cruikshank

1845-1929
Authority on Indian banking and currency
Sitter in 1 portrait

Ely Culbertson

1891-1955
American authority on contract bridge and pacifist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Sir (Charles) Richard Fairey

1887-1956
Aircraft manufacturer
Sitter in 8 portraits

Charles Long, 1st Baron Farnborough

1760-1838
Paymaster General, Chief Secretary for Ireland; MP for Rye, Midhurst, Wendover and Haslemere; art connoisseur
Sitter in 10 portraits

James Staats Forbes

1823-1904
Railway manager and art connoisseur
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir Nicholas Proctor Goodison

1934-
Financier, arts administrator and connoisseur
Sitter in 2 portraits

Maria Emma Gray

1787-1876
Conchologist and algologist; wife of John Edward Gray
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir John Hammond

1889-1964
Physiologist and agricultural scientist
Sitter in 10 portraits

George Henry Hubert Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood

1923-2011
Director of the Royal Opera House and editor of Opera magazine; president of Leeds United Football Club
Sitter in 44 portraits

William Holwell-Carr

1758-1830
Priest; art dealer; art collector; painter
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

1749-1838
Art collector; rose cultivator; MP for Petersfield and Hastings; founding member of the British Institution and the Royal Geological Society
Sitter in 9 portraits

Peter King, 7th Baron King of Ockham

1775-1833
Authority on currency
Sitter in 7 portraits

John Temple Leader

1810-1903
MP for Westminster; connoisseur and author
Sitter associated with 12 portraits

Sir William Porter MacArthur

1884-1964
Army medical officer and authority on tropical medicine
Sitter in 7 portraits

Zena Mentz

Oil expert
Sitter in 1 portrait

John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick

1770-1859
Art collector and connoisseur
Sitter in 3 portraits

Derek Coventry Patmore

1908-1972
Author, journalist and authority on Interior Decoration
Sitter in 18 portraits

Sir John Charles Robinson

1824-1913
Etcher; museum curator, Art collector and connoisseur
Sitter in 4 portraits

Samuel Rogers

1763-1855
Poet, banker and art connoisseur
Sitter in 23 portraits

Sir Philip Albert Gustave David Sassoon, 3rd Bt

1888-1939
Politician and connoisseur
Sitter in 30 portraits

Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, 9th Bt

1818-1878
Historian, art connoisseur and collector
Sitter in 5 portraits

Sir Richard Wallace, 1st Bt

1818-1890
Art collector, connoisseur and philanthropist
Sitter in 8 portraits