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Academics and scholars


402 People in group

Lord David Cecil

Lord David Cecil

1902-1986
Scholar, teacher and writer
Sitter in 74 portraits
Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray

1716-1771
Classical scholar and poet
Sitter in 14 portraits
Alfred Edward ('A.E') Housman

Alfred Edward ('A.E') Housman

1859-1936
Poet and classical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits
Alexis Korner

Alexis Korner

1928-1984
Musician and radio broadcaster
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More

1478-1535
Lord Chancellor, classical scholar, author of 'Utopia' and canonized 1935
Sitter associated with 54 portraits
Lars Nittve

Lars Nittve

1953-
Museum director, curator, art critic and writer; Founding Director of Tate Modern
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner

Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner

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

Joseph Priestley

1733-1804
Theologian and scientist
Sitter in 28 portraits
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

1863-1944
Known as 'Q'; writer, novelist and literary scholar
Sitter in 23 portraits
Oliver Wolf Sacks

Oliver Wolf Sacks

1933-2015
Writer and neurologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Somerville

Mary Somerville

1780-1872
Scientific scholar and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir John Newenham Summerson

Sir John Newenham Summerson

1904-1992
Architectural scholar; Director of Sir John Soane's Museum
Sitter in 6 portraits
John Ronald Reuel ('J.R.R.') Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel ('J.R.R.') Tolkien

1892-1973
Anglo-Saxon scholar and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

1968-
Scientist and mechanical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Robert) McNeill Alexander

(Robert) McNeill Alexander

1934-2016
Professor of Zoology, University of Leeds
Sitter in 1 portrait
Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Abdullah Yusuf Ali

1872-1953
Barrister and lecturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt

Sir Thomas Clifford Allbutt

1836-1925
Professor of Physic, University of Cambridge
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Annandale

Thomas Annandale

1838-1907
Professor of Surgery; writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jacobus Arminius (Jacob Hermans (Harmans))

Jacobus Arminius (Jacob Hermans (Harmans))

1560-1609
Dutch Reformed theologian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Denis Midgely Arnold

Denis Midgely Arnold

1926-1986
Professor of Music, University of Oxford
Sitter in 1 portrait