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Robert Adam

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
Sitter in 2 portraits
Prince Naseem

Prince Naseem

1974-
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Viv Anderson

Viv Anderson

1956-
Footballer and coach
Sitter in 1 portrait
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
(William) Kenneth Armitage

(William) Kenneth Armitage

1916-2002
Sculptor
Sitter in 12 portraits
W.H. Auden

W.H. Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits
Sir Alan Ayckbourn

Sir Alan Ayckbourn

1939-
Playwright; Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Sitter in 4 portraits
Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

1959-
Broadcaster and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Christopher Bailey

Christopher Bailey

1971-
Fashion designer; former Chief Executive Officer of Burberry
Sitter in 2 portraits
Janet Baker

Janet Baker

1933-
Singer
Sitter in 12 portraits
John Barry

John Barry

1933-2011
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sean Bean

Sean Bean

1959-
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby

John Belasyse (Bellasis), 1st Baron Belasyse of Worlaby

circa 1615-1689
Royalist army officer and politician: MP for Thirsk
Sitter in 7 portraits
Quentin Bell

Quentin Bell

1910-1996
Artist and writer; son of Clive and Vanessa Bell
Sitter in 6 portraits
Hilary Benn

Hilary Benn

1953-
Politician; Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett

1934-
Playwright
Sitter in 25 portraits
Mary Berry

Mary Berry

1763-1852
Writer
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
George Birkbeck

George Birkbeck

1766-1841
Promoter of mechanics' institutes
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Elizabeth Blackadder

Elizabeth Blackadder

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
William Bligh

William Bligh

1754-1817
Admiral and explorer; captain of the Bounty
Sitter in 5 portraits
David Blunkett

David Blunkett

1947-
Labour politician; Home Secretary; MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough
Sitter in 3 portraits
David Bomberg

David Bomberg

1890-1957
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Betty Boothroyd, Baroness Boothroyd

Betty Boothroyd, Baroness Boothroyd

1929-
Speaker of the House of Commons
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir Geoffrey Boycott

Sir Geoffrey Boycott

1940-
Cricketer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph Bramah

Joseph Bramah

1748-1814
Inventor
Sitter in 3 portraits
Anne Brontë

Anne Brontë

1820-1849
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë

1816-1855
Novelist
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë

1818-1848
Novelist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Louise Browne

Louise Browne

1906-1996
Actress, dancer, singer and spy
Sitter in 71 portraits
Alistair Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee

1988-
Triathlete; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jonathan Brownlee

Jonathan Brownlee

1990-
Triathlete; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Burges

William Burges

1827-1881
Architect and designer
Sitter in 3 portraits
A.S. Byatt

A.S. Byatt

1936-
Novelist, critic and editor
Sitter in 8 portraits
Joanne Catherall

Joanne Catherall

1962-
Musician; singer for The Human League
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Cayley, 6th Bt

Sir George Cayley, 6th Bt

1773-1857
Pioneer of aviation
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir William Chambers

Sir William Chambers

1723-1796
Architect
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey

Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey

1781-1841
Sculptor
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 267 portraits
Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and Lennox

Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and Lennox

1672-1723
Courtier; son of King Charles II
Sitter in 10 portraits
Mary Anne Clarke (née Thompson)

Mary Anne Clarke (née Thompson)

1776-1852
Mistress of the Duke of York
Sitter in 8 portraits