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Karl Friedrich Abel

Karl Friedrich Abel

1723-1787
Composer and concert impresario
Sitter in 5 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
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
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

1836-1912
Painter
Sitter in 40 portraits | Artist associated with 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
Jean Arp

Jean Arp

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

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685-1750
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Douglas Robert Stewart Bader

Sir Douglas Robert Stewart Bader

1910-1982
Air force officer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Franz Anton Beckenbauer

Franz Anton Beckenbauer

1945-
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770-1827
Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett

1897-1974
Physicist; government and military advisor
Sitter in 26 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Erwin Blumenfeld

1897-1969
Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt

1904-1983
Photographer
Sitter in 34 portraits | Artist of 120 portraits
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

1744-1818
Queen consort of George III
Sitter associated with 84 portraits
Beth Chatto

Beth Chatto

1923-2018
Garden designer and writer; Creator and Managing Director of The Beth Chatto Gardens
Sitter in 3 portraits
Ithell Colquhoun

Ithell Colquhoun

1906-1988
Painter and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 4 portraits
Philip Alexius de László

Philip Alexius de László

1869-1937
Portrait painter
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist associated with 21 portraits
Frederick Delius

Frederick Delius

1862-1934
Composer
Sitter in 18 portraits
Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich

1901-1992
Actress
Sitter in 12 portraits
Isadora Duncan

Isadora Duncan

1877-1927
Dancer and choreographer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Albrecht Dürer

1471-1528
Artist
Artist associated with 3 portraits
Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

1879-1955
Physicist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Adam Elsheimer

Adam Elsheimer

1578-1610
Painter, printmaker and draughtsman active in Italy
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank

Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank

1935-
Architect
Sitter in 7 portraits
Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

1707-1751
Son of George II; father of George III
Sitter associated with 35 portraits
Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud

1922-2011
Artist
Sitter in 46 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Gisèle Freund

1912-2000
Photographers
Artist of 6 portraits
John Gay

John Gay

1685-1732
Poet and dramatist
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
King George I

King George I

1660-1727
Reigned 1714-27
Sitter associated with 53 portraits
King George II

King George II

1683-1760
Reigned 1727-60
Sitter associated with 58 portraits
King George III

King George III

1738-1820
Reigned 1760-1820
Sitter associated with 190 portraits
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749-1832
German poet and writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Henryk Gotlib

Henryk Gotlib

1890-1966
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 67 portraits
Dame Zaha Hadid

Dame Zaha Hadid

1950-2016
Architect
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Charles Hallé (né Carl Halle)

Sir Charles Hallé (né Carl Halle)

1819-1895
Conductor, pianist and founder of the Hallé Orchestra
Sitter in 16 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Philippe Halsman

1906-1979
Photographer
Artist of 7 portraits
George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel

1685-1759
Composer
Sitter associated with 36 portraits
Derek Hill

Derek Hill

1916-2000
Artist, writer and organiser of exhibitions
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist associated with 9 portraits
Hans Holbein the Younger

Hans Holbein the Younger

1497 or 1498-1543
Painter, printmaker and designer; son of Hans Holbein the Elder
Sitter associated with 25 portraits | Artist associated with 315 portraits
Wenceslaus Hollar

Wenceslaus Hollar

1607-1677
Etcher
Sitter associated with 10 portraits | Artist associated with 534 portraits
E.O. Hoppé

E.O. Hoppé

1878-1972
Photographer and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 189 portraits
Horst P. Horst

Horst P. Horst

1906-1999
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 20 portraits
Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood

1904-1986
Novelist
Sitter in 29 portraits
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

1927-2013
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Kevin Keegan

Kevin Keegan

1951-
Footballer and football manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
Judith Kerr

Judith Kerr

1923-2019
Writer and illustrator
Sitter in 2 portraits
Noor Inayat Khan

Noor Inayat Khan

1914-1944
Special operations officer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Astrid Kirchherr

1938-
Photographer
Artist associated with 6 portraits
Otto Klemperer

Otto Klemperer

1885-1973
Conductor and composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson

1960-
Cookery writer and journalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Felix H. Man

Felix H. Man

1893-1985
Photographer and refugee from Nazi Germany
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 37 portraits
Karl Marx

Karl Marx

1818-1883
Social, political and economic theorist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Queen Mary

Queen Mary

1867-1953
Queen consort of King George V
Sitter associated with 397 portraits
Philip Mercier

Philip Mercier

1691-1760
Portrait painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 26 portraits
Lee Miller

Lee Miller

1907-1977
Photographer
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist of 16 portraits
Ludwig Mond

Ludwig Mond

1839-1909
Chemist and art collector
Sitter in 3 portraits