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30 People in group

Peter King, 7th Baron King of Ockham

Peter King, 7th Baron King of Ockham

1775-1833
Authority on currency
Sitter in 7 portraits
John Temple Leader

John Temple Leader

1810-1903
Connoisseur, author and politician; MP for Westminster
Sitter in 12 portraits
Cecil Henry Legard

Cecil Henry Legard

1843-1918
Clergyman, sportsman and dog expert; editor of the Foxhound Kennel Stud Book
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Porter MacArthur

Sir William Porter MacArthur

1884-1964
Army medical officer and authority on tropical medicine
Sitter in 7 portraits
Zena Mentz

Zena Mentz

Oil expert
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick

John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick

1770-1859
Art collector and connoisseur
Sitter in 3 portraits
Derek Coventry Patmore

Derek Coventry Patmore

1908-1972
Author, journalist and authority on Interior Decoration
Sitter in 18 portraits
Sir John Charles Robinson

Sir John Charles Robinson

1824-1913
Etcher, museum curator, Art collector and connoisseur
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Philip Albert Gustave David Sassoon, 3rd Bt

Sir Philip Albert Gustave David Sassoon, 3rd Bt

1888-1939
Politician and connoisseur
Sitter in 30 portraits
Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, 9th Bt

Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, 9th Bt

1818-1878
Historian, art connoisseur and collector
Sitter in 5 portraits