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Art historians


125 People in group

(Edward) John Gregory Alford

(Edward) John Gregory Alford

1890-1960
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
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Avigdor Arikha

1929-2010
Artist and Art Historian
Artist of 2 portraits
Bernard Ashmole

Bernard Ashmole

1894-1988
Archaeologist and art historian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir (Arthur) Leigh Bolland Ashton

Sir (Arthur) Leigh Bolland Ashton

1897-1983
Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum
Sitter in 5 portraits
Charles Henry Collins Baker

Charles Henry Collins Baker

1880-1959
Art historian
Sitter in 4 portraits
Maria Balshaw

Maria Balshaw

1970-
Director of Tate
Sitter in 1 portrait
Reyner Banham

Reyner Banham

1922-1988
Architectural critic and historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
David Barrie

David Barrie

1953-
Diplomat, art historian and administrator; Director of National Art Collections Fund
Sitter in 1 portrait
Michael David Kighley Baxandall

Michael David Kighley Baxandall

1933-2008
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Rose Beaumont, Baroness Beaumont of Whitley

Mary Rose Beaumont, Baroness Beaumont of Whitley

1932-
Art historian and critic
Sitter in 4 portraits
Ronald Brymer Beckett

Ronald Brymer Beckett

1891-1970
Art historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
(Anne) Olivier Bell (née Popham)

(Anne) Olivier Bell (née Popham)

1916-2018
Art historian; editor and biographer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Geoffrey de Bellaigue

Sir Geoffrey de Bellaigue

1931-2013
Art historian; Director of the Royal Collection
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard Berenson

Bernard Berenson

1865-1959
Art historian
Sitter in 21 portraits
Mary Berenson (née Smith)

Mary Berenson (née Smith)

1864-1945
Art historian; former wife of Frank Costelloe, and later wife of Bernard Berenson; daughter of Robert Pearsall Smith
Sitter associated with 75 portraits
Laurence Binyon

Laurence Binyon

1869-1943
Poet and art historian
Sitter in 19 portraits
Anthony Blunt

Anthony Blunt

1907-1983
Art historian and Soviet spy
Sitter in 7 portraits
Thomas Sherrer Ross Boase

Thomas Sherrer Ross Boase

1898-1974
Art historian and university teacher
Sitter in 8 portraits
(Carl) Tancred Borenius

(Carl) Tancred Borenius

1885-1948
Art historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Alan Charles Nelson Borg

Alan Charles Nelson Borg

1942-
Art historian; Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Alan Bowness

Sir Alan Bowness

1928-2021
Art historian and Director of Tate Gallery
Sitter in 3 portraits
Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner

1928-2016
Novelist and art historian
Sitter in 5 portraits
Christopher Paul Hadley Brown

Christopher Paul Hadley Brown

1948-
Art historian; Director of the Ashmolean Museum
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gerald Baldwin Brown

Gerald Baldwin Brown

1849-1932
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rupert Leo Scott Bruce-Mitford

Rupert Leo Scott Bruce-Mitford

1914-1994
Archaeologist and art historian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Michael Bryan

Michael Bryan

1757-1821
Art historian and connoisseur; author of Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers
Sitter in 1 portrait
Martin Richard Fletcher Butlin

Martin Richard Fletcher Butlin

1929-
Art historian; Keeper of Historic British Collection, Tate Gallery
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Byron

Robert Byron

1905-1941
Travel writer, art historian and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Edward Ion Calvocoressi

Richard Edward Ion Calvocoressi

1951-
Art historian and museum director
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Ian) Lorne Campbell

(Ian) Lorne Campbell

1946-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Kenneth Clark, Baron Clark

Kenneth Clark, Baron Clark

1903-1983
Art historian and museum director
Sitter in 29 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sir Timothy Peter Plint Clifford

Sir Timothy Peter Plint Clifford

1946-
Art historian; Director of the National Galleries of Scotland
Sitter in 1 portrait
Anna Gwenllian Somers Cocks

Anna Gwenllian Somers Cocks

1950-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Sidney Colvin

Sir Sidney Colvin

1845-1927
Art and literary scholar and museum administrator
Sitter in 7 portraits
William George Constable

William George Constable

1887-1976
Art historian; Director of the Courtauld Institute of Art
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Lionel Henry Cust

Sir Lionel Henry Cust

1859-1929
Art historian; Director of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 3 portraits
Emilia Francis (née Strong), Lady Dilke

Emilia Francis (née Strong), Lady Dilke

1840-1904
Art historian and trade unionist; former wife of Mark Pattison and later second wife of Sir Charles Dilke, 2nd Bt
Sitter in 6 portraits
Campbell Dodgson

Campbell Dodgson

1867-1948
Critic, museum curator and art historian
Sitter in 11 portraits
Margot Eates

Margot Eates

1913-1994
Art historian and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Patrick Martin Ekserdjian

David Patrick Martin Ekserdjian

1955-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Caroline Mary Elam

Caroline Mary Elam

1945-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Emel Esin (née Ferit Tek)

Emel Esin (née Ferit Tek)

1914-1987
Art historian and scholar of Turkish-Islamic culture
Sitter in 1 portrait
Enriqueta Frankfort

Enriqueta Frankfort

1910-2006
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Kenneth John Garlick

Kenneth John Garlick

1916-2009
Art historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Charlotte Mary Helen Gere

Charlotte Mary Helen Gere

1937-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jonathan Charles Hope, 3rd Baron Glendevon

Jonathan Charles Hope, 3rd Baron Glendevon

1952-
Art historian; grandson of William Somerset Maugham
Sitter in 6 portraits
Thelma Golden

Thelma Golden

1965-
Curator
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Harold) John Golding

(Harold) John Golding

1929-2012
Artist, art historian and curator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich

Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich

1909-2001
Art historian
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Lawrence Gowing

Sir Lawrence Gowing

1918-1991
Painter and art historian
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Algernon Graves

Algernon Graves

1845-1922
Art historian; son of Henry Graves
Sitter in 4 portraits
Cecil Reginald Grundy

Cecil Reginald Grundy

1870-1944
Art historian; Editor of 'Connoisseur' magazine
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Henry Hake

Sir Henry Hake

1892-1951
Art historian; Director of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Martin Hardie

Martin Hardie

1875-1952
Art historian and art administrator
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
John Frederick Harris

John Frederick Harris

1931-2022
Architectural historian and curator; author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Francis James Herbert Haskell

Francis James Herbert Haskell

1928-2000
Art historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Trevor Hayes

John Trevor Hayes

1929-2005
Art historian; Director of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 10 portraits
John Heartfield

John Heartfield

1891-1968
Art historian
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Sir Philip Hendy

Sir Philip Hendy

1900-1980
Art historian; Director of the National Gallery
Sitter in 12 portraits

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