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2841 people matching these criteria:

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- profession 'Scholarship and Research'

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

1848-1930
Prime Minister and philosopher
Sitter in 129 portraits

William (Thomas) Beckford

1760-1844
Writer, collector and eccentric dilettante
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Isaiah Berlin

1909-1997
Philosopher and political theorist
Sitter in 11 portraits

Robert Boyle

1627-1691
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter associated with 22 portraits

Thomas Carlyle

1795-1881
Historian and essayist
Sitter associated with 82 portraits

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

1778-1829
Natural philosopher
Sitter in 20 portraits

René Descartes

1596-1650
French philosopher and mathematician
Sitter in 10 portraits

Arnold Dolmetsch

1858-1940
Musician and historian of music
Sitter in 12 portraits

Desiderius Erasmus

1466?-1536
Dutch humanist
Sitter in 16 portraits

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits

Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich

1909-2001
Art historian
Sitter in 8 portraits

Thomas Gray

1716-1771
Classical scholar and poet
Sitter in 14 portraits

A.E. Housman

1859-1936
Poet and classical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits

David Hume

1711-1776
Philosopher and historian
Sitter in 6 portraits

John Hunter

1728-1793
Surgeon and anatomist
Sitter in 13 portraits

William Hunter

1718-1783
Anatomist and physician; obstetrician and physician to Queen Charlotte
Sitter associated with 6 portraits

Carl Linnaeus

1707-1778
Botanist and taxonomist
Sitter in 3 portraits

John Locke

1632-1704
Philosopher
Sitter in 36 portraits

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

1800-1859
Historian, poet and politician; MP for Calne, Leeds and Edinburgh
Sitter in 26 portraits

Harriet Martineau

1802-1876
Social philosopher and writer; sister of James Martineau
Sitter in 8 portraits