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203 people matching these criteria:

- place 'Derbyshire'

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Richard Arkwright

1732-1792
Engineer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits

Erasmus Darwin

1731-1802
Physician and poet
Sitter in 8 portraits

Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

1757-1806
Beauty and leader of Whig society; first wife of 5th Duke of Devonshire
Sitter in 29 portraits

George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

1819-1880
Novelist
Sitter associated with 12 portraits

Dame Laura Knight

1877-1970
Artist
Sitter in 33 portraits | Artist associated with 3 portraits

Dame Hilary Mantel

1952-
Novelist and critic
Sitter in 2 portraits

Mary, Queen of Scots

1542-1587
Reigned 1542-67
Sitter associated with 150 portraits

Sir Joseph Paxton

1803-1865
Gardener and architect
Sitter in 6 portraits

Dame Edith Sitwell

1887-1964
Poet
Sitter in 56 portraits

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

1887-1979
Aeronautical designer and engineer
Sitter in 13 portraits

Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood

1941-
Fashion designer
Sitter in 17 portraits

Joseph Wright

1734-1797
Painter, known as 'Wright of Derby'
Sitter associated with 7 portraits | Artist associated with 19 portraits

Charles Thomas Abraham

1857-1945
Bishop Suffragan of Derby
Sitter in 1 portrait

Prince Alexander Obolensky

1916-1940
Rugby player; son of Prince Serge Obolensky
Sitter in 8 portraits

Geoffrey Francis Allen

1902-1982
Bishop of Derby and Bishop of Egypt
Sitter in 14 portraits

Anne Ker (née Stanley), Countess of Ancram

Second wife of Robert Ker, Earl of Ancram; daughter of 6th Earl of Derby
Sitter in 2 portraits

Peter Arkwright

1784-1866
Sheriff of Derbyshire
Sitter in 3 portraits

Lady Amelia-Anna-Sophia (née Stanley), Countess of Athol

Wife of 2nd Earl and 1st Marquis of Athol; daughter of 7th Earl of Derby
Sitter in 1 portrait

Joseph Priestman Atkinson

1841-1923
Punch cartoonist; used pseudonym Dumb Crambo Jr
Artist associated with 1 portrait

John Balguy

circa 1752-1833
of Darwent Hall and Duffield, Recorder of Derby
Sitter in 1 portrait

Anna Maria Heywood (née Denman), Lady Barlow

1873-1965
Liberal politician and welfare reformer; wife of Sir John Emmott Barlow; sister of 3rd Baron Denman
Sitter in 3 portraits

Thomas Bayley

1846-1906
Politician; MP for Chesterfield
Sitter in 2 portraits

Dame Margaret Mary Beckett (née Jackson)

1943-
Labour politician; Foreign Secretary and MP for Derby South and Lincoln
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir George Benson

1889-1973
Politician; MP for Chesterfield
Sitter in 2 portraits

Barrowclough Wright Bentley

circa 1829-1886
Photographer
Artist associated with 4 portraits

Bertram Vivian Bowden, Baron Bowden of Chesterfield

1910-1989
Engineer and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Cyril William Johnston Bowles

1916-1999
Bishop of Derby and member of the House of Lords
Sitter in 4 portraits

Jedidiah Buxton

1707-1772
Illiterate calculating genius
Sitter in 2 portraits

Edward Carpenter

1844-1929
Writer on social subjects
Sitter in 8 portraits

Lord George Henry Cavendish

1810-1880
Politician; MP for North Derbyshire
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Cavendish

1783-1812
Politician; MP for Aylesbury and Derby; father of William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire
Sitter in 2 portraits

Edward Sacheverell Chandos-Pole

1792-1863
Sheriff of Derbyshire
Sitter in 1 portrait

Katherine Stanhope (née Wotton), Countess of Chesterfield

baptised 1609-1667
Courtier
Sitter associated with 5 portraits

Elizabeth Stanhope (née Butler), Countess of Chesterfield

1640-1665
Second wife of 2nd Earl of Chesterfield
Sitter associated with 8 portraits

Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield

1755-1815
Privy councillor
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield

1759-1798
First wife of 5th Earl of Chesterfield
Sitter in 2 portraits

George Philip Cecil Arthur Stanhope, 7th Earl of Chesterfield

1831-1871
Soldier, cricketer and Conservative politician; MP for Nottingham South
Sitter in 2 portraits

Enid Edith Scudamore-Stanhope (née Wilson), Countess of Chesterfield

1878-1957
Wife of 10th Earl of Chesterfield
Sitter in 1 portrait

Brian Howard Clough

1935-2004
Footballer and football manager
Sitter in 1 portrait

Edward Sacheverell D'Ewes Coke

1872-1941
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 1 portrait

Hon. Edward Keppel Wentworth Coke

1824-1889
Sheriff of Derbyshire, soldier and politician; MP for West Norfolk
Sitter in 2 portraits

Charles Robert Colville

1815-1886
Sheriff of Derbyshire
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Diarmaid Conroy

1913-1978
President of Industrial Tribunals for England and Wales
Sitter in 1 portrait

Eileen Cooper

1953-
Painter and printmaker
Sitter in 1 portrait

Graham Coxon

1969-
Guitarist; member of Blur
Sitter in 3 portraits

Robert Crawford

1959-
Poet, scholar and critic; Professor of Modern Scottish Literature and Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Poetry, School of English, University of St Andrews
Sitter in 1 portrait

Philip Charles Thurlow Crick

1882-1937
Bishop of Rockhampton and Bishop of Ballard; Assistant Bishop of Derby
Sitter in 1 portrait

Edwina Currie (née Cohen, later Currie Jones)

1946-
Politician; MP for South Derbyshire and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

1859-1925
Politician, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, traveller and Viceroy of India
Sitter associated with 34 portraits

Mary Victoria (née Leiter), Lady Curzon of Kedleston

1870-1906
Vicereine of India; first wife of Lord Curzon of Kedleston (later 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston)
Sitter in 10 portraits

Grace Elvina Curzon (née Hinds), Marchioness Curzon of Kedleston

1877-1958
Former wife of Alfred Duggan, and later second wife of 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
Sitter in 5 portraits

Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby

circa 1433-1504
Magnate
Sitter associated with 5 portraits

Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby

1509-1572
Magnate
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby

1531-1593
Statesman
Sitter in 4 portraits

Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby

1559?-1594
Literary patron
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Alice Spencer, Countess of Derby

1559-1637
Noblewoman
Sitter in 4 portraits