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Art historians


125 People in group

(Edward) John Gregory Alford

(Edward) John Gregory Alford

1890-1960
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Avigdor Arikha

1929-2010
Artist and Art Historian
Artist of 2 portraits
Bernard Ashmole

Bernard Ashmole

1894-1988
Archaeologist and art historian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir (Arthur) Leigh Bolland Ashton

Sir (Arthur) Leigh Bolland Ashton

1897-1983
Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum
Sitter in 5 portraits
Charles Henry Collins Baker

Charles Henry Collins Baker

1880-1959
Art historian
Sitter in 4 portraits
Maria Balshaw

Maria Balshaw

1970-
Director of Tate
Sitter in 1 portrait
Reyner Banham

Reyner Banham

1922-1988
Architectural critic and historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
David Barrie

David Barrie

1953-
Diplomat, art historian and administrator; Director of National Art Collections Fund
Sitter in 1 portrait
Michael David Kighley Baxandall

Michael David Kighley Baxandall

1933-2008
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Rose Beaumont, Baroness Beaumont of Whitley

Mary Rose Beaumont, Baroness Beaumont of Whitley

1932-
Art historian and critic
Sitter in 4 portraits
Ronald Brymer Beckett

Ronald Brymer Beckett

1891-1970
Art historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
(Anne) Olivier Bell (née Popham)

(Anne) Olivier Bell (née Popham)

1916-2018
Art historian; editor and biographer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Geoffrey de Bellaigue

Sir Geoffrey de Bellaigue

1931-2013
Art historian; Director of the Royal Collection
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard Berenson

Bernard Berenson

1865-1959
Art historian
Sitter in 21 portraits
Mary Berenson (née Smith)

Mary Berenson (née Smith)

1864-1945
Art historian; former wife of Frank Costelloe, and later wife of Bernard Berenson; daughter of Robert Pearsall Smith
Sitter associated with 75 portraits
Laurence Binyon

Laurence Binyon

1869-1943
Poet and art historian
Sitter in 19 portraits
Anthony Blunt

Anthony Blunt

1907-1983
Art historian and Soviet spy
Sitter in 7 portraits
Thomas Sherrer Ross Boase

Thomas Sherrer Ross Boase

1898-1974
Art historian and university teacher
Sitter in 8 portraits
(Carl) Tancred Borenius

(Carl) Tancred Borenius

1885-1948
Art historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Alan Charles Nelson Borg

Alan Charles Nelson Borg

1942-
Art historian; Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum
Sitter in 1 portrait

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Self-portrait as My Father from the series Encounter  by Silvia Rosi © Silvia Rosi

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Margaret Thatcher by Spitting Images Productions Ltd painted plastic, 1985

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