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Sir George Anson

Sir George Anson

1769-1849
General and politician; MP for Lichfield
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jack Ashley, Baron Ashley of Stoke

Jack Ashley, Baron Ashley of Stoke

1922-2012
Labour politician; MP for Stoke-on-Trent
Sitter in 2 portraits
Glenys Barton

Glenys Barton

1944-
Sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 3 portraits
Arnold Bennett

Arnold Bennett

1867-1931
Author and journalist
Sitter in 33 portraits
James Brindley

James Brindley

1716-1772
Engineer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Michael Arthur Bass, 1st Baron Burton

Michael Arthur Bass, 1st Baron Burton

1837-1909
Brewer, philanthropist, art collector and politician; Liberal MP for Stafford
Sitter in 3 portraits
King Charles II

King Charles II

1630-1685
Reigned 1660-85
Sitter associated with 295 portraits
Susie Cooper

Susie Cooper

1902-1995
Ceramic designer and factory owner; wife of Cecil Barker
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin

1731-1802
Physician and poet
Sitter in 8 portraits
Jerome Klapka Jerome

Jerome Klapka Jerome

1859-1927
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 32 portraits
Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

1709-1784
Poet, critic and lexicographer
Sitter associated with 50 portraits
Jennie Lee

Jennie Lee

1904-1988
Labour politician; MP for Cannock and North Lanarkshire and Minister for the Arts; wife of Aneurin Bevan
Sitter in 33 portraits
Lemmy

Lemmy

1945-2015
Singer and guitarist; bassist for Motorhead
Sitter in 2 portraits
Stanley Matthews

Stanley Matthews

1915-2000
Footballer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lee Pearson

Lee Pearson

1974-
Equestrian; Paralympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton

1593-1683
Author of 'The Compleat Angler'
Sitter in 5 portraits
Josiah Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood

1730-1795
Potter
Sitter in 6 portraits
Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams

1974-
Singer; member of Take That
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Adams

William Adams

1748-1831
Potter
Sitter in 1 portrait