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Jewish sitters


257 People in sitter grouping:

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

Eli Montlake

Eli Montlake

1923-1992
Artist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Aline Mozelle Morny (née Ezra)

Aline Mozelle Morny (née Ezra)

1922-2002
Daughter of Alfred Ezra; wife of Claude J. Morny
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ignatz Moscheles

Ignatz Moscheles

1794-1870
Pianist and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Marlow Moss

Marlow Moss

1889-1958
Constructivist artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir David Napley

Sir David Napley

1915-1994
Solicitor and President of the Law Society
Sitter in 1 portrait
Harry Louis Nathan, 1st Baron Nathan

Harry Louis Nathan, 1st Baron Nathan

1889-1963
Lawyer
Sitter in 18 portraits
Oscar Nemon

Oscar Nemon

1906-1985
Sculptor
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Dame Julia Babette Sarah Neuberger

Dame Julia Babette Sarah Neuberger

1950-
Rabbi
Sitter in 1 portrait
Eva Urvasi Neurath (née Itzig)

Eva Urvasi Neurath (née Itzig)

1908-1999
Publisher
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hannah Norsa

Hannah Norsa

died 1784
Singer and actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo

1968-
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait
Maurice Orbach

Maurice Orbach

1902-1979
Labour politician; MP for Willesden East and Stockport South
Sitter in 14 portraits
Nikolaus Pevsner

Nikolaus Pevsner

1902-1983
Art historian and architectural scholar
Sitter in 5 portraits
Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter

1930-2008
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 21 portraits
Dame Simone Ruth Prendergast (née Laski)

Dame Simone Ruth Prendergast (née Laski)

1930-2012
Public servant and Head of the UK Jewish Lads' and Girls' Brigade
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dayan Abraham Rapoport

Dayan Abraham Rapoport

1908-1973
Jewish judge
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hannah Primrose (née de Rothschild), Countess of Rosebery

Hannah Primrose (née de Rothschild), Countess of Rosebery

1851-1890
Wife of 5th Earl of Rosebery
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ismond Rosen

Ismond Rosen

1924-1996
Psychoanalyst, psychiatrist and artist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Jonathan Henry Sacks, Baron Sacks

Jonathan Henry Sacks, Baron Sacks

1948-2020
Chief Rabbi, United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth of Nations
Sitter in 2 portraits

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