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Models and muses


232 People in group

Jane Birkin

Jane Birkin

1946-
Actress and fashion model
Sitter in 7 portraits
Katie Boyle (Caterina Irene Elena Maria Imperiali di Francavilla)

Katie Boyle (Caterina Irene Elena Maria Imperiali di Francavilla)

1926-2018
Television presenter, actress and columnist
Sitter in 13 portraits
Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

1970-
Fashion model
Sitter in 5 portraits
Maxine ('Maxime') de la Falaise (née Birley)

Maxine ('Maxime') de la Falaise (née Birley)

1922-2009
Model, designer and writer; former wife of Alain Richard de la Falaise, Comte de la Falaise, and later wife of John Joseph McKendry
Sitter in 1 portrait
Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne

1992-
Fashion model and actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall

1956-
Fashion model
Sitter in 5 portraits
Keeley Hawes

Keeley Hawes

1976-
Actress and model
Sitter in 1 portrait
Liz Hurley

Liz Hurley

1965-
Actress, producer and model
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Jobson

Richard Jobson

1960-
Musician, poet, model, television presenter and film director
Sitter in 2 portraits
Christine Keeler

Christine Keeler

1942-2017
Model
Sitter in 21 portraits
Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry

1853-1929
Actress and professional beauty
Sitter in 55 portraits
Twiggy

Twiggy

1949-
Model and actress
Sitter in 30 portraits
Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson

1964-
Model and actress
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller

1981-
Actress and model
Sitter in 3 portraits
Jane Morris (née Burden)

Jane Morris (née Burden)

1839-1914
Embroiderer and artist's model; wife of William Morris
Sitter associated with 31 portraits
Kate Moss

Kate Moss

1974-
Fashion model
Sitter in 7 portraits
Jean Shrimpton

Jean Shrimpton

1942-
Model
Sitter in 17 portraits
Marie Tussaud

Marie Tussaud

1761-1850
Modeller in wax
Sitter in 1 portrait
Iman

Iman

1955-
Model
Sitter in 1 portrait
Adwoa Aboah

Adwoa Aboah

1992-
Fashion model
Sitter in 1 portrait