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Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams

1952-2001
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge

1774-1850
Seventh son of George III
Sitter associated with 17 portraits
Gubby Allen

Gubby Allen

1902-1989
Cricketer and cricket administrator
Sitter in 5 portraits
Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

1922-1995
Novelist
Sitter in 32 portraits
Noel Gilroy Annan, Baron Annan

Noel Gilroy Annan, Baron Annan

1916-2000
Administrator and writer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage

1791-1871
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell

1933-
Broadcaster, writer and life peer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Roger Keith ('Syd') Barrett

Roger Keith ('Syd') Barrett

1946-2006
Musician; member of Pink Floyd; artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Baskerville

John Baskerville

1706-1775
Printer and type-designer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Clive Bell

Clive Bell

1881-1964
Art critic
Sitter in 29 portraits
Patrick Blackett

Patrick Blackett

1897-1974
Physicist; government and military advisor; recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics
Sitter in 26 portraits
Anthony Blunt

Anthony Blunt

1907-1983
Art historian and Soviet spy
Sitter in 7 portraits
Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

1827-1891
Artist and women's rights activist; benefactor of Girton College, Cambridge
Sitter in 3 portraits
Peter Boizot

Peter Boizot

1929-2018
Food entrepreneur
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Hermann Bondi

Sir Hermann Bondi

1919-2005
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke

1887-1915
Poet
Sitter in 21 portraits
Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner

1928-2016
Novelist and art historian
Sitter in 5 portraits
Guy Burgess

Guy Burgess

1911-1963
Soviet spy
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Roy Yorke Calne

Sir Roy Yorke Calne

1930-
Surgeon
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Clarkson

Thomas Clarkson

1760-1846
Slavery abolitionist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Stephanie Cook

Stephanie Cook

1972-
Rower and pentathlete; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell

1599-1658
Lord Protector of England
Sitter associated with 224 portraits
Sir George Howard Darwin

Sir George Howard Darwin

1845-1912
Mathematician and astronomer; son of Charles Darwin
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frank Debenham

Frank Debenham

1883-1965
Geologist; Founder Director of Scott Polar Research Institute
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton

1969-
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Elizabeth de Clare, Lady de Burgh

Elizabeth de Clare, Lady de Burgh

1295-1360
Founder of Clare College, Cambridge
Sitter in 4 portraits
Alfred Charles de Rothschild

Alfred Charles de Rothschild

1842-1918
Banker; Director of the Bank of England; Trustee of the National Gallery and the Wallace Collection; son of Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild
Sitter in 7 portraits
Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal

1964-
Potter and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir James Dewar

Sir James Dewar

1842-1923
Chemist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

1862-1932
Philosopher
Sitter associated with 29 portraits
Jim Ede

Jim Ede

1895-1990
Museum curator and art collector
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards

1925-2013
Medical researcher; pioneer of IVF conception
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Fawcett

Henry Fawcett

1833-1884
Politician, political economist and academic
Sitter in 24 portraits
Dame Millicent Fawcett

Dame Millicent Fawcett

1847-1929
Leader of the constitutional women's suffrage movement and author
Sitter in 14 portraits
E.M. Forster

E.M. Forster

1879-1970
Novelist
Sitter in 45 portraits
Maxwell Fry

Maxwell Fry

1899-1987
Architect, painter and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry

1957-
Actor, comedian and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

1891-1915
Sculptor and draughtsman
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
James Gibbs

James Gibbs

1682-1754
Architect
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Dave Gilmour

Dave Gilmour

1946-
Musician; guitarist for Pink Floyd
Sitter in 2 portraits
William Godwin

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits
Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian

Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian

1896-1972
Philanthropist and Bon Vivant
Sitter in 11 portraits
Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke

Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke

1690-1764
Lord Chancellor
Sitter associated with 19 portraits
Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

1942-2018
Theoretical Physicist
Sitter in 11 portraits
King Henry VI

King Henry VI

1421-1471
Reigned 1422-61 and 1470-71
Sitter associated with 39 portraits
Antony Hewish

Antony Hewish

1924-
Radio astronomer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Octavia Hill

Octavia Hill

1838-1912
Social reformer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Hobson

Thomas Hobson

1544?-1631
The Cambridge Carrier and perpetrator of 'Hobson's choice'
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

1914-1998
Physiologist
Sitter in 9 portraits
A.E. Housman

A.E. Housman

1859-1936
Poet and classical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits
Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon

Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon

1707-1791
Friend and benefactor of the Methodist movement
Sitter in 5 portraits
Clive James

Clive James

1939-2019
Writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lisa Anne Jardine

Lisa Anne Jardine

1944-2015
Historian and writer; professor of Renaissance Studies, University College London
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir James Hopwood Jeans

Sir James Hopwood Jeans

1877-1946
Mathematician, astronomer and theoretical physicist
Sitter in 19 portraits
Eglantyne Jebb

Eglantyne Jebb

1876-1928
Philanthropist; founder of Save the Children
Sitter in 3 portraits
Katherine of Aragon

Katherine of Aragon

1485-1536
First Queen of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 16 portraits
Sir John Cowdray Kendrew

Sir John Cowdray Kendrew

1917-1997
Molecular biophysicist
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes

John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes

1883-1946
Economist
Sitter in 26 portraits
Sir Aaron Klug

Sir Aaron Klug

1926-
Molecular biologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis

1898-1963
Author
Sitter in 5 portraits

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