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2452 People in group

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Berenice Abbott

1898-1991
Photographer
Artist of 4 portraits
Gilbert Adams

Gilbert Adams

1906-1996
Photographer and artist
Sitter associated with 11 portraits | Artist associated with 33 portraits
Eileen Agar

Eileen Agar

1899-1991
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Craigie Aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

1926-2009
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
John Arthur Malcolm Aldridge

John Arthur Malcolm Aldridge

1905-1983
Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

1836-1912
Painter
Sitter in 40 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Margaret MacGregor ('Peggy') Angus

Margaret MacGregor ('Peggy') Angus

1904-1993
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
Pietro Annigoni

Pietro Annigoni

1910-1988
Painter
Sitter in 32 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Karel Christian Appel

Karel Christian Appel

1921-2006
Artist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Edward Jeffrey Irving Ardizzone

Edward Jeffrey Irving Ardizzone

1900-1979
Artist and illustrator
Sitter in 6 portraits
(William) Kenneth Armitage

(William) Kenneth Armitage

1916-2002
Sculptor
Sitter in 12 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Eve Arnold

1912-2012
Photographer
Artist of 9 portraits
Jean Arp

Jean Arp

1886-1966
Sculptor, painter, collagist, printmaker and poet
Sitter in 7 portraits
Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 27 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Cassandra Austen

1773-1845
Artist
Artist associated with 4 portraits
Gillian Ayres

Gillian Ayres

1930-2018
Painter, mural artist and teacher
Sitter in 5 portraits
Don Bachardy

Don Bachardy

1934-
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 9 portraits
Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

1909-1992
Painter
Sitter in 46 portraits
Sir Nathaniel Bacon

Sir Nathaniel Bacon

1585-1627
Country gentleman and painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 4 portraits
Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

1889-1981
Novelist and playwright; wife of Sir Roderick Jones; daughter of Arthur Bagnold
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait