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LGBT+


379 People in sitter grouping:

Some lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer sitters in the collection.

Sir Frederick Ashton

1904-1988
Founder-choreographer and Director of the Royal Ballet
Sitter in 30 portraits

Wystan Hugh ('W.H.') Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits

Francis Bacon

1909-1992
Painter
Sitter in 46 portraits

Sir Alan Arthur Bates

1934-2003
Actor
Sitter in 7 portraits

Cecil Beaton

1904-1980
Photographer, designer and writer
Sitter associated with 357 portraits | Artist associated with 1099 portraits

William (Thomas) Beckford

1760-1844
Writer, collector and eccentric dilettante
Sitter in 2 portraits

Alan Bennett

1934-
Playwright
Sitter in 25 portraits

Sir Dirk Bogarde (Derek van den Bogaerde)

1921-1999
Actor
Sitter in 10 portraits

Leigh Bowery

1961-1994
Performance artist
Sitter in 4 portraits

David Bowie

1947-2016
Singer, songwriter, performer and actor
Sitter in 18 portraits

(Edward) Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten

1913-1976
Composer
Sitter in 119 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits

Rupert Brooke

1887-1915
Poet
Sitter in 20 portraits

Edward John Burra

1905-1976
Painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits

Dora Carrington

1893-1932
Artist
Sitter in 20 portraits | Artist associated with 10 portraits

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

1917-2008
Scientist, writer and author of science fiction
Sitter in 2 portraits

Jean Cocteau

1889-1963
Poet, playwright and film-director; Artist
Sitter in 10 portraits

Sir Noël Coward

1899-1973
Actor, playwright and composer
Sitter associated with 117 portraits

Quentin Crisp (Dennis Charles Pratt)

1908-1999
Writer
Sitter in 20 portraits

Marlene Dietrich

1901-1992
Actress
Sitter in 11 portraits