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Sir Hardy Amies

Sir Hardy Amies

1909-2003
Couturier; dressmaker for Queen Elizabeth II; Head of Special Operations Executive in Belgium during World War II
Sitter in 21 portraits
Sir Norman Angell

Sir Norman Angell

1872-1967
Peace campaigner and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; journalist; author; lecturer; politician; MP for Bradford North
Sitter in 20 portraits
Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

1585-1646
Patron of art and collector
Sitter associated with 68 portraits
Kenny Ball

Kenny Ball

1930-2013
Musician and trumpeter; lead trumpeter for Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Bawden

Edward Bawden

1903-1989
Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 12 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Jane Bown

Jane Bown

1925-2014
Photographer
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist associated with 73 portraits
Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg

1957-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Austen ('Rab') Butler, 1st Baron Butler of Saffron Walden

Richard Austen ('Rab') Butler, 1st Baron Butler of Saffron Walden

1902-1982
Politician; served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary
Sitter in 44 portraits
King Charles II

King Charles II

1630-1685
Reigned 1660-85
Sitter associated with 295 portraits
Beth Chatto

Beth Chatto

1923-2018
Garden designer and writer; Creator and Managing Director of The Beth Chatto Gardens
Sitter in 3 portraits
Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

1874-1965
Prime Minister
Sitter in 217 portraits
Alastair Nathan Cook

Alastair Nathan Cook

1984-
Cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Graham Coxon

Graham Coxon

1969-
Guitarist; member of Blur
Sitter in 3 portraits
Francis Henry Crittall

Francis Henry Crittall

1860-1935
Metal window frame manufacturer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ian Dury

Ian Dury

1942-2000
Singer, songwriter and actor; member of Ian Dury and the Blockheads
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex

circa 1485-1540
Statesman
Sitter associated with 28 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
Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex

1591-1646
Parliamentary general
Sitter associated with 44 portraits
Arthur Capel, 1st Earl of Essex

Arthur Capel, 1st Earl of Essex

1631-1683
Soldier; son of 1st Baron Capel
Sitter in 12 portraits