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Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

1953-
Labour politician; MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Sitter in 4 portraits
Marcus Adams

Marcus Adams

1875-1959
Photographer
Sitter in 33 portraits | Artist associated with 145 portraits
Tony Alexander Adams

Tony Alexander Adams

1966-
Footballer and football manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits
Ade Adepitan

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
Eileen Agar

Eileen Agar

1899-1991
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

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

Ira Aldridge

1807-1867
Actor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

1943-
Student activist; writer and film producer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Gubby Allen

Gubby Allen

1902-1989
Cricketer and cricket administrator
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

1836-1912
Painter
Sitter in 40 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Will Alsop

Will Alsop

1947-2018
Architect
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Hardy Amies

Sir Hardy Amies

1909-2003
Couturier; dressmaker for Queen Elizabeth II; Head of Special Operations Executive in Belgium during World War II
Sitter in 21 portraits
Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

1922-1995
Novelist
Sitter in 31 portraits
Viv Anderson

Viv Anderson

1956-
Footballer and coach
Sitter in 1 portrait
Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

1935-
Actress
Sitter in 7 portraits
Peggy Angus

Peggy Angus

1904-1993
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
Noel Gilroy Annan, Baron Annan

Noel Gilroy Annan, Baron Annan

1916-2000
Administrator and writer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Queen Anne

Queen Anne

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

Anne Boleyn

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

Ron Arad

1951-
Architect, furniture and product designer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Frederick Ashton

Sir Frederick Ashton

1904-1988
Founder-choreographer and Director of the Royal Ballet
Sitter in 30 portraits
Anthony Asquith

Anthony Asquith

1902-1968
Film director
Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough

1926-
Naturalist and broadcaster; brother of Baron Attenborough
Sitter in 8 portraits
Clement Attlee

Clement Attlee

1883-1967
Prime Minister
Sitter in 49 portraits
Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits
Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury

Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury

1928-2016
Human rights campaigner and Liberal politician; MP for Orpington
Sitter in 2 portraits
Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

1897-1977
Prime Minister
Sitter in 42 portraits
Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage

1791-1871
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Don Bachardy

Don Bachardy

1934-
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 9 portraits
Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

1909-1992
Painter
Sitter in 46 portraits
Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

1959-
Broadcaster and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Baddiel

David Baddiel

1964-
Comedian, novelist and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell

1857-1941
Major-General and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
Sitter in 48 portraits
Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits
Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Bannister

1929-2018
Physician and middle distance runner; Olympian and first person to break the four minute mile
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Banting

John Banting

1902-1972
Painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 7 portraits
H. Walter Barnett

H. Walter Barnett

1862-1934
Photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 576 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Baron Studios

active 1954-1974
Photographers
Artist associated with 1297 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Herbert Rose Barraud

1845-1896
Photographer
Artist associated with 505 portraits
Lionel Bart

Lionel Bart

1930-1999
Composer, lyricist and playwright
Sitter in 7 portraits
Alexander Bassano

Alexander Bassano

1829-1913
Photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 2806 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Bassano Ltd

active 1901-1962
Photographers
Artist associated with 42740 portraits
Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

1843-1907
Liberal politician and patron of art
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 116 portraits
Sir Arnold Bax

Sir Arnold Bax

1883-1953
Composer
Sitter in 33 portraits
Clifford Bax

Clifford Bax

1886-1962
Dramatist and poet
Sitter associated with 16 portraits
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 110 portraits
Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton

1904-1980
Photographer, designer and writer
Sitter associated with 358 portraits | Artist associated with 1103 portraits
William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

1879-1964
Statesman and newspaper proprietor
Sitter in 20 portraits
Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck

1944-
Guitarist; member of The Yardbirds
Sitter in 2 portraits
William (Thomas) Beckford

William (Thomas) Beckford

1760-1844
Writer, collector and eccentric dilettante
Sitter in 2 portraits
David Beckham

David Beckham

1975-
Footballer
Sitter in 6 portraits