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Jewish artists


30 People in artist grouping:

A selection of Jewish artists represented in the collection. See also the Jewish sitters group.

Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
David Bomberg

David Bomberg

1890-1957
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Jacob Epstein

Jacob Epstein

1880-1959
Sculptor
Sitter in 68 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits
Barnett Freedman

Barnett Freedman

1901-1958
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud

1922-2011
Artist
Sitter in 62 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Mark Gertler

Mark Gertler

1891-1939
Painter
Sitter in 99 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Gluck

Gluck

1895-1978
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
Henryk Gotlib

Henryk Gotlib

1890-1966
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 67 portraits
Josef Herman

Josef Herman

1911-2000
Painter
Sitter in 14 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
James Jarché

James Jarché

1891-1965
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 50 portraits
R.B. Kitaj

R.B. Kitaj

1932-2007
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 4 portraits
Leon Kossoff

Leon Kossoff

1926-
Painter and draughtsman
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Jacob Kramer

Jacob Kramer

1892-1962
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 7 portraits
Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney

1941-1998
Photographer, artist, musician, businesswoman, cookery writer and animal rights activist; late wife of Sir Paul McCartney
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Miriam Reik

1949-
Photographer
Artist of 17 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Larry Rivers

1923-2002
Artist
Artist of 1 portrait
Antony Sher

Antony Sher

1949-
Actor and writer
Sitter in 11 portraits
David Sylvester

David Sylvester

1924-2001
Writer on art and exhibition curator
Sitter in 5 portraits
Anna Zinkeisen

Anna Zinkeisen

1901-1976
Painter
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Doris Zinkeisen

Doris Zinkeisen

1897-1991
Painter, stage-set and costume designer, writer and equestrian champion
Sitter in 19 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits