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Scientists


384 People in group

César Milstein

César Milstein

1927-2002
Molecular biologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ludwig Mond

Ludwig Mond

1839-1909
Chemist and art collector
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Robert Ludwig Mond

Sir Robert Ludwig Mond

1867-1938
Chemist, industrialist and archaeologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Desmond Morris

Desmond Morris

1928-
Zoologist, writer on animal and human behaviour and painter
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Nevill Francis Mott

Sir Nevill Francis Mott

1905-1996
Physicist
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton

1642-1727
Mathematical scientist
Sitter associated with 46 portraits
Max Ferdinand Perutz

Max Ferdinand Perutz

1914-2002
Molecular biologist and chemist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Colin Trevor Pillinger

Colin Trevor Pillinger

1943-2014
Professor of Planetary Science; lead scientist BEAGLE 2 project for ESA Mars Express Mission
Sitter in 2 portraits
Norman Wingate Pirie

Norman Wingate Pirie

1907-1997
Biochemist and nutritionist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair

Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair

1818-1898
Chemist, scientific adviser and Scottish politician; MP
Sitter in 16 portraits
Lionel Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild

Lionel Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild

1868-1937
Zoologist; Trustee of the British Museum and Conservative politician; MP for Aylesbury
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild

Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild

1908-2005
Zoologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ernest Rutherford, Baron Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford, Baron Rutherford

1871-1937
Physicist
Sitter in 16 portraits
Daniel Rutherford

Daniel Rutherford

1749-1819
Physician and botanist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Frederick Sanger

Frederick Sanger

1918-2013
Biochemist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Charles Scott Sherrington

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington

1857-1952
Physiologist
Sitter in 12 portraits
Daniel Charles Solander

Daniel Charles Solander

1736-1782
Botanist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Patrick Steptoe

Patrick Steptoe

1913-1988
Obstetrician, gynaecologist and pioneer of IVF conception
Sitter in 2 portraits
Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes

1880-1958
Palaeobotanist and pioneer and advocate of birth control
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir Richard Strachey

Sir Richard Strachey

1817-1908
Lieutenant-General, scientist and engineer
Sitter in 32 portraits

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