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Robert Adam

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
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
Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield

Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield

1856-1942
Architect
Sitter in 14 portraits
Derek Boshier

Derek Boshier

1937-
Artist
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Benjamin Peter James Bradshaw

Benjamin Peter James Bradshaw

1960-
Politician; MP for Exeter and radio reporter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lancelot ('Capability') Brown

Lancelot ('Capability') Brown

1716-1783
Landscape gardener
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Burges

William Burges

1827-1881
Architect and designer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Richard Francis Burton

Sir Richard Francis Burton

1821-1890
Explorer and writer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie (née Miller)

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie (née Miller)

1890-1976
Writer; former wife of Archibald Christie, and later wife of Sir Max Mallowan
Sitter in 26 portraits
Peter Edward Cook

Peter Edward Cook

1937-1995
Comedian
Sitter in 24 portraits
Richard Cosway

Richard Cosway

1742-1821
Miniature painter
Sitter in 16 portraits | Artist associated with 98 portraits
Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

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
Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake

1540-1596
Admiral and circumnavigator
Sitter associated with 38 portraits
Hugh Christopher Edmund Fearnley-Whittingstall

Hugh Christopher Edmund Fearnley-Whittingstall

1965-
Cook, television presenter and columnist
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Gay

John Gay

1685-1732
Poet and dramatist
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
King George II

King George II

1683-1760
Reigned 1727-60
Sitter associated with 58 portraits
Frank Zacharias Robin ('Zac') Goldsmith

Frank Zacharias Robin ('Zac') Goldsmith

1975-
Editor of The Ecologist and Conservative politician; MP for Richmond Park
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')

Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')

1844-1925
Cartoonist and journalist
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist associated with 135 portraits
Benjamin Robert Haydon

Benjamin Robert Haydon

1786-1846
History painter and diarist
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist associated with 34 portraits