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132 People in group

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

1585-1646
Patron of art and collector
Sitter associated with 68 portraits
Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

1843-1907
Liberal politician and patron of art
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 116 portraits
Sir George Howland Beaumont, 7th Bt

Sir George Howland Beaumont, 7th Bt

1753-1827
Art patron, connoisseur and landscape painter
Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Michael Arthur Bass, 1st Baron Burton

Michael Arthur Bass, 1st Baron Burton

1837-1909
Brewer, philanthropist, art collector and politician; Liberal MP for Stafford
Sitter in 3 portraits
Samuel Courtauld

Samuel Courtauld

1876-1947
Industrialist and patron of the arts
Sitter in 3 portraits
Alfred Charles de Rothschild

Alfred Charles de Rothschild

1842-1918
Banker; Director of the Bank of England; Trustee of the National Gallery and the Wallace Collection; son of Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild
Sitter in 7 portraits
Ferdinand James Anselm de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild

Ferdinand James Anselm de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild

1839-1898
Art collector and politician; MP for Aylesbury
Sitter in 6 portraits
Joseph Joel Duveen, Baron Duveen

Joseph Joel Duveen, Baron Duveen

1869-1939
Art dealer and benefactor
Sitter in 8 portraits
Robert Fraser

Robert Fraser

1937-1986
Art dealer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jean Paul Getty

Jean Paul Getty

1892-1976
US oil executive; Art collector
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peggy Guggenheim

Peggy Guggenheim

1898-1979
Art collector and patron of the arts
Sitter in 4 portraits
Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

1773-1840
Whig statesman and patron of art and letters
Sitter associated with 56 portraits
Thomas Jenkins

Thomas Jenkins

1722-1798
Painter, art dealer and banker in Rome
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 2 portraits
(Dowrish) Evelyn Louis Joll

(Dowrish) Evelyn Louis Joll

1925-2001
Art dealer
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Kasmin

John Kasmin

1934-
Art dealer
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir Hugh Percy Lane

Sir Hugh Percy Lane

1875-1915
Art dealer, collector and critic
Sitter in 2 portraits
William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne

William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne

1737-1805
Prime Minister and patron of the arts
Sitter associated with 67 portraits
Ludwig Mond

Ludwig Mond

1839-1909
Chemist and art collector
Sitter in 3 portraits