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Gubby Allen

Gubby Allen

1902-1989
Cricketer and cricket administrator
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits
H. Walter Barnett

H. Walter Barnett

1862-1934
Photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 576 portraits
Richie Benaud

Richie Benaud

1930-2015
Cricketer and commentator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

1969-
Actress
Sitter in 4 portraits
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Polly Borland

1959-
Photographer
Artist of 72 portraits
Leigh Bowery

Leigh Bowery

1961-1994
Performance artist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Jack Brabham

Jack Brabham

1926-2014
Racing driver
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Donald George Bradman

Sir Donald George Bradman

1908-2001
Cricketer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Lily Brayton

Lily Brayton

1876-1953
Actress
Sitter in 78 portraits
Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

1806-1859
Civil engineer
Sitter in 13 portraits
Joe Bugner

Joe Bugner

1950-
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Burges

William Burges

1827-1881
Architect and designer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Pat Cash

Pat Cash

1965-
Tennis player
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nick Cave

Nick Cave

1957-
Musician and author; founding member of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds; singer for The Birthday Party
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin

1940-1989
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Alan John Cobham

Sir Alan John Cobham

1894-1973
Pioneer aviator
Sitter in 29 portraits
Toni Collette

Toni Collette

1972-
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Edward Conder

Charles Edward Conder

1868-1909
Painter
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
James Cook

James Cook

1728-1779
Circumnavigator
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Roger James Cook

Roger James Cook

1943-
Investigative journalist and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Cornforth

Sir John Cornforth

1917-2013
Chemist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frank Debenham

Frank Debenham

1883-1965
Geologist; Founder Director of Scott Polar Research Institute
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peter Finch

Peter Finch

1916-1977
Film actor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Matthew Flinders

Matthew Flinders

1774-1814
Hydrographer; inventor of the Flinders Bar
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alan Freeman

Alan Freeman

1927-2006
Disc jockey
Sitter in 4 portraits
Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer

1939-
Writer and broadcaster; Professor of English and Comparative Studies
Sitter in 10 portraits
Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris

1930-
Television presenter and entertainer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Robert Murray Helpmann

Sir Robert Murray Helpmann

1909-1986
Ballet dancer, choreographer, actor and producer
Sitter in 16 portraits
Richard Hillary

Richard Hillary

1919-1943
Spitfire pilot; author of 'The Last Enemy'
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Studley Forrest Hughes

Robert Studley Forrest Hughes

1938-2012
Art critic, writer and television documentary maker
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rod Hull

Rod Hull

1935-1999
Puppeteer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Barry Humphries

Barry Humphries

1934-
Entertainer and writer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Clive James

Clive James

1939-2019
Writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson

1903-1941
Airwoman
Sitter in 31 portraits
Eileen Joyce

Eileen Joyce

1912-1991
Pianist
Sitter in 15 portraits
Kathy Lette

Kathy Lette

1958-
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lionel George Logue

Lionel George Logue

1880-1953
Speech therapist (cured George VI's stammer)
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir David Low

Sir David Low

1891-1963
Cartoonist
Sitter in 27 portraits | Artist associated with 495 portraits

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