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Bryan Adams

1959-
Musician and photographer
Artist of 25 portraits
Barbara Amiel

Barbara Amiel

1940-
Journalist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

1850-1942
Field Marshal, Governor General of Canada; son of Queen Victoria
Sitter associated with 158 portraits
Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits
Sir Frederick Grant Banting

Sir Frederick Grant Banting

1891-1941
Scientist, doctor and Nobel Prize winner; discoverer of insulin
Sitter in 6 portraits
William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

1879-1964
Statesman and newspaper proprietor
Sitter in 21 portraits
Conrad Moffat Black, Baron Black of Crossharbour

Conrad Moffat Black, Baron Black of Crossharbour

1944-
Publisher and business executive
Sitter in 2 portraits
Billy Butlin

Billy Butlin

1899-1980
Founder of Butlin holiday camps
Sitter in 13 portraits
James Alexander Calder

James Alexander Calder

1868-1956
Canadian politician
Sitter in 6 portraits
Beth Chatto

Beth Chatto

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

Leonard Cohen

1934-2016
Singer, songwriter and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Cook

James Cook

1728-1779
Circumnavigator
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Terry Frost

Terry Frost

1915-2003
Artist and teacher of art
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Gilbert Charles Harding

Gilbert Charles Harding

1907-1960
Broadcaster
Sitter in 19 portraits
Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh

1908-2002
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 157 portraits
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

1767-1820
Soldier; son of George III; father of Queen Victoria
Sitter associated with 17 portraits
John Kobal

John Kobal

1940-1991
Film historian, writer and photograph collector
Sitter in 3 portraits
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1961-
Musician
Sitter in 1 portrait