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W.H. Auden

W.H. Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits
J.G. Ballard

J.G. Ballard

1930-2009
Novelist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Thomas John Barnardo

Thomas John Barnardo

1845-1905
Philanthropist; founder of Barnardos Homes
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir William Chambers

Sir William Chambers

1723-1796
Architect
Sitter in 16 portraits
Jung Chang

Jung Chang

1952-
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart

Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart

1880-1963
General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 4 portraits
Charles George Gordon

Charles George Gordon

1833-1885
General
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
Sir Max Macdonald Hastings

Sir Max Macdonald Hastings

1945-
Newspaper editor, journalist and writer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood

1904-1986
Novelist
Sitter in 29 portraits
Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard

Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard

1858-1945
Soldier, administrator, colonial governor and writer
Sitter in 22 portraits
Lewis Morley

Lewis Morley

1925-2013
Photographer
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 306 portraits
Jan Morris

Jan Morris

1926-2020
Journalist, author and historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mervyn Laurence Peake

Mervyn Laurence Peake

1911-1968
Artist and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Qianlong

Qianlong

1711-1799
Emperor of China, reigned 1736-96
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Ross

Sir John Ross

1777-1856
Rear-Admiral and Arctic explorer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Roderick James Nugent ('Rory') Stewart

Roderick James Nugent ('Rory') Stewart

1973-
Politician, academic, author and diplomat
Sitter in 1 portrait
Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong

1905-1961
Actress
Sitter in 36 portraits
Peter Wyngarde

Peter Wyngarde

1928-2018
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Harold Acton

Harold Acton

1904-1994
Author
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Maurice Henry Adams

Sir Maurice Henry Adams

1908-1992
Surgeon Major and Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait

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