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James Abbe

James Abbe

1883-1973
American photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 12 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Berenice Abbott

1898-1991
Photographer
Artist of 4 portraits
Diane Julie Abbott

Diane Julie Abbott

1953-
Labour politician; MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Sitter in 4 portraits
Karl Friedrich Abel

Karl Friedrich Abel

1723-1787
Composer and concert impresario
Sitter in 5 portraits
Harold Maurice Abrahams

Harold Maurice Abrahams

1899-1978
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 4 portraits
Dannie Abse

Dannie Abse

1923-2014
Poet; doctor; author and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Leo Abse

Leo Abse

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

Peter Ackroyd

1949-
Novelist, biographer and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sarah Angelina Acland

Sarah Angelina Acland

1849-1930
Photographer; daughter of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1st Bt
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 4 portraits
Robert Adam

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Ansel Adams

1902-1984
Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
Douglas Noel Adams

Douglas Noel Adams

1952-2001
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams

1948-
Politician; President of Sinn Féin
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gilbert Adams

Gilbert Adams

1906-1996
Photographer and artist
Sitter associated with 11 portraits | Artist associated with 33 portraits
John Couch Adams

John Couch Adams

1819-1892
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Marcus Adams

Marcus Adams

1875-1959
Photographer
Sitter in 33 portraits | Artist associated with 145 portraits
Nicola Virginia Adams

Nicola Virginia Adams

1982-
Boxer; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard George Adams

Richard George Adams

1920-2016
Novelist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Tony Alexander Adams

Tony Alexander Adams

1966-
Footballer and football manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Adamson

Robert Adamson

1821-1848
Pioneer photographer
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 382 portraits
Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits
Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

1792-1849
Queen of William IV
Sitter associated with 33 portraits
Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins)

Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins)

1988-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Adedoyin ('Ade') Adepitan

Adedoyin ('Ade') Adepitan

1973-
Television presenter and wheelchair basketball player; Paralympian and London 2012 Ambassador
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Joseph Edmund Adès

Thomas Joseph Edmund Adès

1971-
Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir David Adjaye

Sir David Adjaye

1966-
Architect
Sitter in 3 portraits
Rebecca Adlington

Rebecca Adlington

1989-
Swimmer; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Adam Afriyie

1965-
Politician; MP for Windsor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Eileen Agar

Eileen Agar

1899-1991
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Jennifer Ann ('Jenny') Agutter

Jennifer Ann ('Jenny') Agutter

1952-
Actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Ben Ainslie

Sir Ben Ainslie

1977-
Sailor; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Biddell Airy

Sir George Biddell Airy

1801-1892
Astronomer Royal
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
Craigie Aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

1926-2009
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke

Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke

1883-1963
Field Marshal
Sitter in 31 portraits
Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

1968-
Musician, singer and songwriter for 'Blur' and co-founder of 'Gorillaz'
Sitter in 5 portraits
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

1819-1861
Prince Consort of Queen Victoria
Sitter in 208 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Viviane ('Viv') Albertine

Viviane ('Viv') Albertine

1955-
Musician; guitarist for the band The Slits
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ira Frederick Aldridge

Ira Frederick Aldridge

1807-1867
Actor
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Arthur Malcolm Aldridge

John Arthur Malcolm Aldridge

1905-1983
Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Queen Alexandra

Queen Alexandra

1844-1925
Queen of Edward VII
Sitter associated with 477 portraits | Artist associated with 10 portraits