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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.

Harold Abrahams

Harold Abrahams

1899-1978
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams

Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams

1885-1957
Colonial judicial administrator and long jumper; Olympian
Sitter in 12 portraits
Leo Abse

Leo Abse

1917-2008
Lawyer, writer and Labour politician; MP for Pontypool and Torfaen
Sitter in 11 portraits
Rodney Ackland

Rodney Ackland

1908-1991
Actor and playwright
Sitter in 16 portraits
Hermann Adler

Hermann Adler

1839-1911
Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 3 portraits
Larry Adler

Larry Adler

1914-2001
Mouth organist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Nathan Marcus Adler

Nathan Marcus Adler

1803-1890
Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 2 portraits
Austen Harry Albu

Austen Harry Albu

1903-1994
Engineer and politician
Sitter in 6 portraits
Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander

1859-1938
Philosopher
Sitter in 5 portraits
Leopold Stennett Amery

Leopold Stennett Amery

1873-1955
Politician; Secretary of State for India and writer
Sitter in 29 portraits
Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
David Baddiel

David Baddiel

1964-
Comedian, novelist and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Michael Balcon

Michael Balcon

1896-1977
Film producer
Sitter in 34 portraits
Barnett Isaacs Barnato

Barnett Isaacs Barnato

1852-1897
Financier
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Barnett

John Barnett

1802-1890
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lionel Bart

Lionel Bart

1930-1999
Composer, lyricist and playwright
Sitter in 8 portraits
Tony Bayfield

Tony Bayfield

1946-
Rabbi and Head of Movement for Reform Judaism
Sitter in 1 portrait
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter associated with 110 portraits
Florence (née Kahn), Lady Beerbohm

Florence (née Kahn), Lady Beerbohm

1878-1951
Actress; wife of Sir Henry Maximilian ('Max') Beerbohm
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Sir Otto John Beit, 1st Bt

Sir Otto John Beit, 1st Bt

1865-1930
Financier and philanthropist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Max Beloff, Baron Beloff

Max Beloff, Baron Beloff

1913-1999
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Menasseh Ben Israel

Menasseh Ben Israel

1604-1657
Portuguese-Jewish rabbi, kabbalist, scholar, writer, diplomat, printer and publisher
Sitter in 1 portrait
Norman Bentwich

Norman Bentwich

1883-1971
Barrister, Jewish author and Professor of International Relations, Jerusalem
Sitter in 8 portraits
Steven Berkoff

Steven Berkoff

1937-
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 8 portraits
Aline Elisabeth Yvonne (née De Gunzbourg), Lady Berlin

Aline Elisabeth Yvonne (née De Gunzbourg), Lady Berlin

1915-2014
Amateur golfer and Director of The Ritz, Paris; wife of Sir Isaiah Berlin
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Isaiah Berlin

Sir Isaiah Berlin

1909-1997
Philosopher and political theorist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Ralph Bernal

Ralph Bernal

1783-1854
Art collector and politician; MP for Lincoln, Rochester and Weymouth & Melcombe Regis
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt

1844-1923
Actress
Sitter associated with 37 portraits
Stanley Black (Solomon Schwartz)

Stanley Black (Solomon Schwartz)

1913-2002
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Samuel Laman Blanchard

Samuel Laman Blanchard

1804-1845
Author
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Lionel Blue

Lionel Blue

1930-2016
Rabbi, Convener of the Beth Din of Reform Synagogues of Great Britain and lecturer
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Bomberg

David Bomberg

1890-1957
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
John Braham

John Braham

1777-1856
Singer
Sitter associated with 14 portraits
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Sir Israel Brodie

1895-1979
Jewish academic
Sitter in 7 portraits
Rita Bronowski (née Coblentz)

Rita Bronowski (née Coblentz)

circa 1918-2010
Artist and philanthropist; wife of Jacob Bronowski
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hugh Broughton

Hugh Broughton

1549-1612
Divine and rabbinical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits
Mel Calman

Mel Calman

1931-1994
Artist, writer and cartoonist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti

1905-1994
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Eli Cashdan

Eli Cashdan

1905-1998
Rabbi, lecturer and barrister
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Cervetto

James Cervetto

1747-1837
Cellist and composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Charles Clore

Sir Charles Clore

1904-1979
Financier
Sitter in 3 portraits
Alma Cogan

Alma Cogan

1932-1966
Singer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Lionel Leonard Cohen, Baron Cohen

Lionel Leonard Cohen, Baron Cohen

1888-1973
Judge
Sitter in 18 portraits
Arthur Cohen

Arthur Cohen

1829-1914
Barrister and diplomatic counsel
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Benjamin Louis Cohen, 1st Bt

Sir Benjamin Louis Cohen, 1st Bt

1844-1909
Politician and Jewish communal leader
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

1914-1991
Public servant and businessman
Sitter in 21 portraits
Sir (Jack Benn) Brunel Cohen

Sir (Jack Benn) Brunel Cohen

1886-1965
Major, treasurer for the British Legion and Conservative politician; MP for Liverpool Fairfield
Sitter in 5 portraits
Harriet Cohen

Harriet Cohen

1895-1967
Pianist
Sitter in 88 portraits
Israel Cohen

Israel Cohen

1879-1961
Author and lecturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Edward ('Jack') Cohen

Sir John Edward ('Jack') Cohen

1898-1979
Grocer and philanthropist; creator of Tesco stores
Sitter in 2 portraits
Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

1934-2016
Singer, songwriter and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nathaniel Louis Cohen

Nathaniel Louis Cohen

1846-1913
Philanthropist and pioneer of the Labour Exchange movement
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Robert Waley Cohen

Sir Robert Waley Cohen

1877-1952
Oil industrialist; Managing Director of Shell Transport
Sitter in 10 portraits
Alan Coren

Alan Coren

1938-2007
Writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 3 portraits
Jack Cotton

Jack Cotton

1903-1964
Property entrepreneur
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

1852-1935
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 17 portraits
Henry Page Croft, 1st Baron Croft

Henry Page Croft, 1st Baron Croft

1881-1947
Politician; Under-Secretary of State for War
Sitter in 18 portraits
Jelly D'Aranyi

Jelly D'Aranyi

1893-1966
Violinist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Arthur Joseph Davis

Arthur Joseph Davis

1878-1951
Architect
Sitter in 4 portraits

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