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1905 people matching these criteria:

- place 'France'

James Abbe

James Abbe

1883-1973
American photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 13 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Berenice Abbott

1898-1991
Photographer
Artist of 4 portraits
Marcus Adams

Marcus Adams

1875-1959
Photographer
Sitter in 33 portraits | Artist associated with 147 portraits
Eileen Agar

Eileen Agar

1899-1991
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Anouk Aimée

Anouk Aimée

1932-
Actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir John William Alcock

Sir John William Alcock

1892-1919
Aviator and RAF Captain; pilot of the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alfred, Count D'Orsay

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

1801-1852
Amateur artist and man of fashion
Sitter associated with 13 portraits | Artist associated with 266 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
André Marie Ampère

André Marie Ampère

1775-1836
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Norman Angell

Sir Norman Angell

1872-1967
Peace campaigner and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; journalist; author; lecturer; politician; MP for Bradford North
Sitter in 20 portraits
St Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc)

St Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc)

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

Jean Arp

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

Michael Ayrton

1921-1975
Artist
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist of 10 portraits
Abdul Aziz

Abdul Aziz

1830-1876
Sultan of Turkey
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

1909-1992
Painter
Sitter in 47 portraits
Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

1906-1975
Dancer, singer and actress
Sitter in 2 portraits
Cristobal Balenciaga

Cristobal Balenciaga

1895-1972
Fashion designer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Albert Ball

Albert Ball

1896-1917
Fighter-pilot; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Balthus

Balthus

1910-2001
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac

1799-1850
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait