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217 People in sitter grouping:

Jewish sitters and artists

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 25 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits

Michael Balcon

1896-1977
Film producer
Sitter in 33 portraits

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 107 portraits

Sir Isaiah Berlin

1909-1997
Philosopher and political theorist
Sitter in 11 portraits

Sarah Bernhardt

1844-1923
Actress
Sitter associated with 37 portraits

David Bomberg

1890-1957
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 8 portraits

Jacqueline du Pré

1945-1987
Cellist
Sitter in 16 portraits

Jacob Epstein

1880-1959
Sculptor
Sitter in 67 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits

Rosalind Elsie Franklin

1920-1958
Crystallographer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Lucian Freud

1922-2011
Artist
Sitter in 42 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits

Mark Gertler

1891-1939
Painter
Sitter in 99 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits

Lew Grade, Baron Grade

1906-1998
Theatrical agent, television executive and film producer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Linda McCartney

1941-1998
Photographer, artist, musician, businesswoman, cookery writer and animal rights activist; late wife of Sir Paul McCartney
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits

Alicia Markova

1910-2004
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 32 portraits

Karl Marx

1818-1883
Social, political and economic theorist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Yehudi Menuhin

1916-1999
Violinist, conductor and philanthropist
Sitter in 45 portraits

Nikolaus Pevsner

1902-1983
Art historian and architectural scholar
Sitter in 5 portraits

Harold Pinter

1930-2008
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 19 portraits

Siegfried Sassoon

1886-1967
Poet and prose writer
Sitter in 85 portraits

Harold Abrahams

1899-1978
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams

1885-1957
Colonial judicial administrator and long jumper; Olympian
Sitter in 12 portraits

Leo Abse

1917-2008
Lawyer, writer and Labour politician; MP for Pontypool and Torfaen
Sitter in 11 portraits

Rodney Ackland

1908-1991
Actor and playwright
Sitter in 16 portraits

Hermann Adler

1839-1911
Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 3 portraits

Larry Adler

1914-2001
Mouth organist
Sitter in 9 portraits

Nathan Marcus Adler

1803-1890
Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 2 portraits

Samuel Alexander

1859-1938
Philosopher
Sitter in 5 portraits

Leopold Stennett Amery

1873-1955
Politician; Secretary of State for India and writer
Sitter in 24 portraits

Barnett Isaacs Barnato

1852-1897
Financier
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Barnett

1802-1890
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Lionel Bart

1930-1999
Composer, lyricist and playwright
Sitter in 5 portraits

Tony Bayfield

1946-
Rabbi and Head of Movement for Reform Judaism
Sitter in 1 portrait

Florence (née Kahn), Lady Beerbohm

1878-1951
Actress; wife of Sir Henry Maximilian ('Max') Beerbohm
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

Sir Otto John Beit, 1st Bt

1865-1930
Financier and philanthropist
Sitter in 6 portraits

Max Beloff, Baron Beloff

1913-1999
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits

Menasseh Ben Israel

1604-1657
Portuguese-Jewish rabbi, kabbalist, scholar, writer, diplomat, printer and publisher
Sitter in 1 portrait

Norman Bentwich

1883-1971
Barrister, Jewish author and Professor of International Relations, Jerusalem
Sitter in 8 portraits

Steven Berkoff

1937-
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 8 portraits

Aline Elisabeth Yvonne (née De Gunzbourg), Lady Berlin

1915-2014
Amateur golfer and Director of The Ritz, Paris; wife of Sir Isaiah Berlin
Sitter in 1 portrait

Ralph Bernal

1783-1854
Art collector and politician; MP for Lincoln, Rochester and Weymouth & Melcombe Regis
Sitter in 2 portraits

Stanley Black (Solomon Schwartz)

1913-2002
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait

Samuel Laman Blanchard

1804-1845
Author
Sitter associated with 2 portraits

Lionel Blue

1930-
Rabbi and Convener of the Beth Din of Reform Synagogues of Great Britain; Lecturer
Sitter in 1 portrait

John Braham

1777-1856
Singer
Sitter associated with 14 portraits

Sir Israel Brodie

1895-1979
Jewish academic
Sitter in 7 portraits

Rita Bronowski (née Coblentz)

circa 1918-2010
Artist and philanthropist; wife of Jacob Bronowski
Sitter in 1 portrait

Hugh Broughton

1549-1612
Divine and rabbinical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits

Mel Calman

1931-1994
Artist, writer and cartoonist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Eli Cashdan

1905-1998
Rabbi, lecturer and barrister
Sitter in 1 portrait

James Cervetto

1747-1837
Cellist and composer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Charles Clore

1904-1979
Financier
Sitter in 3 portraits

Alma Cogan

1932-1966
Singer
Sitter in 12 portraits

Lionel Leonard Cohen, Baron Cohen

1888-1973
Judge
Sitter in 18 portraits

Henry Cohen, 1st Baron Cohen of Birkenhead

1900-1977
Physician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Arthur Cohen

1829-1914
Barrister and diplomatic counsel
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Benjamin Louis Cohen, 1st Bt

1844-1909
Politician and Jewish communal leader
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

1914-1991
Public servant and businessman
Sitter in 21 portraits

Sir (Jack Benn) Brunel Cohen

1886-1965
Major, treasurer for the British Legion and Conservative politician; MP for Liverpool Fairfield
Sitter in 5 portraits

Harriet Cohen

1895-1967
Pianist
Sitter in 86 portraits