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Sir (Edwin) Hardy Amies

Sir (Edwin) Hardy Amies

1909-2003
Couturier; dressmaker for Queen Elizabeth II; Head of Special Operations Executive in Belgium during World War II
Sitter in 20 portraits
Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, 4th Earl of Surrey and 1st Earl of Norfolk

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, 4th Earl of Surrey and 1st Earl of Norfolk

1585-1646
Patron of art and collector
Sitter associated with 68 portraits
Jane Bown

Jane Bown

1925-2014
Photographer
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist associated with 73 portraits
King Charles II

King Charles II

1630-1685
Reigned 1660-85
Sitter associated with 295 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
Roger Fry

Roger Fry

1866-1934
Critic and painter
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Sir Peter Lely

Sir Peter Lely

1618-1680
Portrait painter
Sitter in 19 portraits | Artist associated with 842 portraits
Joseph Lister, Baron Lister

Joseph Lister, Baron Lister

1827-1912
Surgeon and founder of a system of antiseptic surgery
Sitter in 16 portraits
Dame Anna Neagle

Dame Anna Neagle

1904-1986
Actress and film producer
Sitter in 41 portraits
Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

1550-1604
Courtier
Sitter in 3 portraits
(Tessa) Charlotte Rampling

(Tessa) Charlotte Rampling

1946-
Actress
Sitter in 23 portraits
Humphrey Spender

Humphrey Spender

1910-2005
Photographer, artist and designer
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 15 portraits
Henry Nevill, 2nd Earl of Abergavenny

Henry Nevill, 2nd Earl of Abergavenny

1755-1843
Secretary to the Treasury and politician; MP for Seaford and Monmouthshire
Sitter in 2 portraits
Rodney Ackland

Rodney Ackland

1908-1991
Actor and playwright
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sarah Flower Adams

Sarah Flower Adams

1805-1848
Poet and hymn writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Catherine B.Alderton (née Robinson)

Catherine B.Alderton (née Robinson)

1869-1951
Mayor of Colchester; wife of Archibald Alderton; daughter of T.Robinson
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

G.W. Allen

Artist of 1 portrait
Rose Allin (Allyn)

Rose Allin (Allyn)

circa 1537-1557
Martyr; daughter of Alyce Mount
Sitter in 1 portrait