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James Abbe

James Abbe

1883-1973
American photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 12 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Berenice Abbott

1898-1991
Photographer
Artist of 4 portraits
Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke

Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke

1883-1963
Field Marshal
Sitter in 31 portraits
Ira Frederick Aldridge

Ira Frederick Aldridge

1807-1867
Actor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

1942-2016
Boxer; heavyweight champion and Olympian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Woody Allen

Woody Allen

1935-
Actor, writer and film director
Sitter in 1 portrait
Louis ('Satchmo') Armstrong

Louis ('Satchmo') Armstrong

1900-1971
American jazz musician
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Eve Arnold

1912-2012
Photographer
Artist of 9 portraits
Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire

1899-1987
Dancer, actor and choreographer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Nancy Witcher Astor (née Langhorne), Viscountess Astor

Nancy Witcher Astor (née Langhorne), Viscountess Astor

1879-1964
Conservative politician; MP for Plymouth Sutton; former wife of R.G. Shaw, and later wife of 2nd Viscount Astor; daughter of Chiswell Dabney Langhorne
Sitter in 37 portraits
Wystan Hugh ('W.H.') Auden

Wystan Hugh ('W.H.') Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits
Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon

1923-2004
Fashion photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 10 portraits
Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall

1924-2014
Film and stage actress (born Betty Joan Perske)
Sitter in 2 portraits
Don Bachardy

Don Bachardy

1934-
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 9 portraits
Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

1906-1975
Dancer, singer and actress
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Arthur Baldwin

James Arthur Baldwin

1924-1987
Writer and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead

1902-1968
Actress
Sitter in 50 portraits
John Banting

John Banting

1902-1972
Painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 7 portraits
Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett

Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett

1862-1934
Photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 576 portraits
Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton

1904-1980
Photographer, designer and writer
Sitter associated with 358 portraits | Artist associated with 1103 portraits