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Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits
Eamonn Andrews

Eamonn Andrews

1922-1987
Television compere, broadcaster and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

1909-1992
Painter
Sitter in 46 portraits
Eve Balfour

Eve Balfour

1898-1990
Promoter of organic farming; co-founder and Honorary Life President of the The Soil Association
Sitter in 3 portraits
Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

1906-1989
Playwright
Sitter in 41 portraits
Brendan Behan

Brendan Behan

1923-1964
Writer and playwright
Sitter in 15 portraits
John Desmond Bernal

John Desmond Bernal

1901-1971
Scientist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy

1940-2012
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bono

Bono

1960-
Musician; singer for U2
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle

1627-1691
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter associated with 22 portraits
Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

1953-
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke

1729-1797
Statesman; orator; author
Sitter associated with 105 portraits
Jack Charlton

Jack Charlton

1935-
Footballer, manager and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Michael Craig-Martin

Michael Craig-Martin

1941-
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
John Crome

John Crome

1768-1821
Landscape painter and founder of the Norwich School
Sitter in 4 portraits
Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell

1599-1658
Lord Protector of England
Sitter associated with 224 portraits
Cyril James Cusack

Cyril James Cusack

1910-1993
Actor, director and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Lawrence Dallaglio

Lawrence Dallaglio

1972-
Rugby player; England rugby captain
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ivo Francis Walter Bligh, 8th Earl of Darnley

Ivo Francis Walter Bligh, 8th Earl of Darnley

1859-1927
Politician and cricketer; Captain, English cricket team
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O'Connor

1966-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Cecil Day-Lewis

Cecil Day-Lewis

1904-1972
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 54 portraits
Philip Alexius de László

Philip Alexius de László

1869-1937
Portrait painter
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist associated with 21 portraits
Ninette de Valois

Ninette de Valois

1898-2001
Founder and Director of the Royal Ballet; wife of Arthur Blackall Connell
Sitter in 26 portraits
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Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda

1937-
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 45 portraits
Richard Lovell Edgeworth

Richard Lovell Edgeworth

1744-1817
Writer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

1565-1601
Soldier; favourite of Elizabeth I
Sitter associated with 25 portraits
Siobhan Fahey

Siobhan Fahey

1959-
Singer; member of Shakespears Sister
Sitter in 3 portraits
Margot Fonteyn

Margot Fonteyn

1919-1991
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 47 portraits
Charles James Fox

Charles James Fox

1749-1806
Whig statesman
Sitter associated with 306 portraits
Mariella Frostrup

Mariella Frostrup

1962-
Television presenter and film critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof

1954-
Singer; Boomtown Rats and organiser of Band Aid, Live Aid and Sports Aid
Sitter in 9 portraits
Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith

1728-1774
Writer
Sitter in 10 portraits
Isabella Augusta (née Persse), Lady Gregory

Isabella Augusta (née Persse), Lady Gregory

1852-1932
Playwright and Director of the Abbey Theatre; daughter of Dudley Persse
Sitter in 2 portraits
Felicia Dorothea Hemans

Felicia Dorothea Hemans

1793-1835
Poet
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Nathaniel Hone

Nathaniel Hone

1718-1784
Portrait and miniature painter
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 56 portraits
Douglas Hurd, Baron Hurd of Westwell

Douglas Hurd, Baron Hurd of Westwell

1930-
Foreign Secretary
Sitter in 3 portraits
Dorothy Jordan

Dorothy Jordan

1761-1816
Actress; mistress of William IV
Sitter associated with 29 portraits
James Joyce

James Joyce

1882-1941
Novelist, poet and playwright
Sitter in 7 portraits
Danny La Rue

Danny La Rue

1927-2009
Entertainer and female impersonator
Sitter in 3 portraits
Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford

Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford

1905-2001
Statesman, businessman and writer
Sitter in 27 portraits
Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford

Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford

1906-2002
Historian and writer; wife of 7th Earl of Longford
Sitter in 19 portraits
Shane MacGowan

Shane MacGowan

1957-
Musician; member of The Pogues
Sitter in 4 portraits
Daniel Maclise

Daniel Maclise

1806-1870
History and portrait painter
Sitter associated with 17 portraits | Artist associated with 108 portraits
Peter Mandelson

Peter Mandelson

1953-
Labour politician and president of Policy Network
Sitter in 4 portraits
Gered Mankowitz

Gered Mankowitz

1946-
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 32 portraits
Roy Mason, Baron Mason

Roy Mason, Baron Mason

1924-2015
Coal miner and politician; Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Sitter in 2 portraits
Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan

1918-2002
Comedian and writer
Sitter in 20 portraits
Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

1887-1976
Field Marshal
Sitter in 49 portraits
George Moore

George Moore

1852-1933
Novelist
Sitter in 8 portraits
William Mulready

William Mulready

1786-1863
Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 12 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch

1919-1999
Novelist and philosopher
Sitter in 35 portraits
Graham Norton

Graham Norton

1963-
Television presenter and comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edna O'Brien

Edna O'Brien

1930-
Novelist, short story writer and playwright
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir William Orpen

Sir William Orpen

1878-1931
Painter, Royal Academician
Sitter in 28 portraits | Artist associated with 29 portraits
Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole

1932-2013
Actor
Sitter in 12 portraits
Patrick Procktor

Patrick Procktor

1936-2003
Artist
Sitter in 21 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Francis Leslie Pym, Baron Pym

Francis Leslie Pym, Baron Pym

1922-2008
Conservative politician; Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary, Northern Ireland Secretary and Leader of the House of Commons
Sitter associated with 30 portraits