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Nobel Prize Laureates


126 People in sitter grouping:

The Nobel Prize is a set of international awards, presented annually to individuals by committees in Sweden and Norway. Established by the chemist and engineer Alfred Bernhard Nobel in 1895, the prize is awarded to those recognised for making advancements in the fields of Chemistry, Physics, literature and Peace. Since 1968, the central bank of Sweden has also awarded the prize for economic sciences. Each recipient of the award receives a gold medal, a monetary award and a diploma. 6 Nobel Prize Laureates have received the award twice, including the Biochemist Frederick Sanger. Marie Curie was the first female Laureate and received the award in both categories of physics and chemistry.

Samuel Barclay Beckett

1906-1989
Playwright
Sitter in 40 portraits

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 8 portraits

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

1902-1984
Physicist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Albert Einstein

1879-1955
Physicist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Thomas Stearns ('T.S.') Eliot

1888-1965
Poet
Sitter in 66 portraits

Sir Alexander Fleming

1881-1955
Bacteriologist and discoverer of penicillin
Sitter in 22 portraits

Seamus Justin Heaney

1939-2013
Poet and Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 24 portraits

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

1910-1994
Chemist and crystallographer; Nobel Prize winner; wife of Thomas Lionel Hodgkin
Sitter in 17 portraits

(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling

1865-1936
Writer and poet
Sitter associated with 39 portraits

Doris May Lessing

1919-2013
Writer; Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 16 portraits

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

1918-2013
President of South Africa; President of the African National Congress
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sir Paul Maxime Nurse

1949-
Biochemist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Harold Pinter

1930-2008
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 20 portraits

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

1872-1970
Philosopher, mathematician and social reformer
Sitter in 114 portraits

Ernest Rutherford, Baron Rutherford

1871-1937
Physicist
Sitter in 16 portraits

George Bernard Shaw

1856-1950
Playwright
Sitter in 147 portraits | Artist associated with 8 portraits

Sir John Edward Sulston

1942-2018
Geneticist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu)

1910-1997
Roman Catholic nun and missionary; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Butler Yeats

1865-1939
Poet and dramatist; son of John Butler Yeats
Sitter in 59 portraits