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James Abbe

1883-1973
American photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 12 portraits

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
Sitter in 2 portraits

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

1792-1849
Queen of William IV
Sitter associated with 33 portraits

Adele

1988-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait

Jenny Agutter

1952-
Actress
Sitter in 3 portraits

Damon Albarn

1968-
Musician, singer and songwriter for 'Blur' and co-founder of 'Gorillaz'
Sitter in 5 portraits

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

1819-1861
Prince Consort of Queen Victoria
Sitter in 206 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits

Ira Frederick Aldridge

1807-1867
Actor
Sitter in 4 portraits

Queen Alexandra

1844-1925
Queen of Edward VII
Sitter associated with 474 portraits | Artist associated with 10 portraits

Alexandra, Empress of Russia (née Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine)

1872-1918
Consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia; daughter of Princess Alice and granddaughter of Queen Victoria
Sitter in 18 portraits

King Alfred ('The Great')

849-899
King of the West Saxons
Sitter associated with 13 portraits

Muhammad Ali

1942-2016
Boxer; heavyweight champion and Olympian
Sitter in 3 portraits

Lily Allen

1985-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 2 portraits

Woody Allen

1935-
Actor, writer and film director
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Hardy Amies

1909-2003
Couturier
Sitter in 20 portraits

Kingsley Amis

1922-1995
Novelist
Sitter in 31 portraits

Martin Amis

1949-
Novelist; son of Sir Kingsley Amis
Sitter in 22 portraits

Hans Christian Andersen

1805-1875
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Prince Andrew, Duke of York

1960-
Second son of Queen Elizabeth II
Sitter associated with 36 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits

Julie Andrews

1935-
Actress
Sitter in 7 portraits

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

1768-1854
Field Marshal and Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland
Sitter in 28 portraits

Queen Anne

1665-1714
Reigned 1702-14
Sitter associated with 74 portraits

Anne of Bohemia

1366-1394
Queen of Richard II
Sitter in 6 portraits

Anne Neville, Queen of England

1456-1485
Consort of King Richard III
Sitter in 5 portraits

Anne Boleyn

circa 1500-1536
Second Queen of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 26 portraits

Anne of Cleves

1515-1557
Fourth Queen of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 13 portraits

Anne of Denmark

1574-1619
Queen of James I
Sitter associated with 48 portraits

Anne Hyde, Duchess of York

1637-1671
First wife of James II; mother of Mary II and Queen Anne
Sitter in 16 portraits

Princess Anne

1950-
Equestrian; Olympian; Princess Royal and daughter of Queen Elizabeth II
Sitter in 119 portraits

St Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc)

circa 1412-1431
French patriot and martyr
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Richard Arkwright

1732-1792
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits

Eve Arnold

1912-2012
Photographer
Artist of 9 portraits

Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold

1921-2006
Composer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Jean Arp

1886-1966
Sculptor, painter, collagist, printmaker and poet
Sitter in 7 portraits

King Arthur

active circa 6th century
Legendary warrior and supposed king of Britain
Sitter in 1 portrait

Arthur, Prince of Wales

1486-1502
Eldest son of Henry VII
Sitter associated with 6 portraits

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

1585-1646
Patron of art and collector
Sitter associated with 68 portraits

Dame Peggy Ashcroft

1907-1991
Actress
Sitter in 43 portraits