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532 People in sitter grouping:

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

Val Wilmer

Val Wilmer

1941-
Photographer, jazz historian and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 4 portraits
Angus Wilson

Angus Wilson

1913-1991
Novelist and critic
Sitter in 12 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Johann Joachim Winckelmann

1717-1768
German historian and art critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Godfrey Herbert Winn

Godfrey Herbert Winn

1906-1971
Journalist and author
Sitter in 40 portraits
Winnaretta (née Singer), Princess Edmond de Polignac

Winnaretta (née Singer), Princess Edmond de Polignac

1865-1943
Daughter of Isaac Singer; patron of arts and hostess
Sitter in 1 portrait
Carl Winter

Carl Winter

1906-1966
Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum
Sitter in 1 portrait
Denis Wirth-Miller

Denis Wirth-Miller

1915-2010
Artist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Patrick Wolf

Patrick Wolf

1983-
Musician, singer and songwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Jeremy Wolfenden

1934-1965
Foreign correspondent and spy; son of Baron Wolfenden
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charlotte Wolff

Charlotte Wolff

1897-1986
Physician, psychotherapist, sexologist and chirologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Christopher Wood

1901-1930
Painter
Artist of 2 portraits
Simon Woods

Simon Woods

1980-
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait