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Robert Adam

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
Sitter in 2 portraits
Wystan Hugh ('W.H.') Auden

Wystan Hugh ('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
Dame Janet Abbott Baker

Dame Janet Abbott Baker

1933-
Singer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett

1934-
Playwright
Sitter in 25 portraits
William Bligh

William Bligh

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

David Garshen Bomberg

1890-1957
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 5 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
Dame Antonia Susan ('A.S.') Byatt

Dame Antonia Susan ('A.S.') Byatt

1936-
Novelist, critic and editor
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir William Chambers

Sir William Chambers

1723-1796
Architect
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sebastian Coe, Baron Coe

Sebastian Coe, Baron Coe

1956-
Middle distance runner; Olympian, Conservative politician and President, International Association of Athletics Federations
Sitter in 5 portraits
James Cook

James Cook

1728-1779
Circumnavigator
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Frederick Delius

Frederick Delius

1862-1934
Composer
Sitter in 18 portraits
Dame Judith Olivia ('Judi') Dench

Dame Judith Olivia ('Judi') Dench

1934-
Actress
Sitter in 13 portraits
Sir Jacob Epstein

Sir Jacob Epstein

1880-1959
Sculptor
Sitter in 68 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits
Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes

1570-1606
Gunpowder plot conspirator
Sitter in 7 portraits
William Powell Frith

William Powell Frith

1819-1909
Painter
Sitter in 25 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

1891-1915
Sculptor and draughtsman
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
(John) Michael ('Mike') Hawthorn

(John) Michael ('Mike') Hawthorn

1929-1959
Racing driver
Sitter in 4 portraits
Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey

Denis Winston Healey, Baron Healey

1917-2015
Labour politician; Secretary of State for Defence and Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sitter in 17 portraits
Dame Barbara Hepworth

Dame Barbara Hepworth

1903-1975
Sculptor; second wife of Ben Nicholson
Sitter in 28 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Patrick Heron

Patrick Heron

1920-1999
Painter and art critic
Sitter in 14 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
David Hockney

David Hockney

1937-
Artist
Sitter in 47 portraits | Artist associated with 13 portraits
Frankie Howerd (Francis Alex Howard)

Frankie Howerd (Francis Alex Howard)

1922-1992
Comedian
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir Fred Hoyle

Sir Fred Hoyle

1915-2001
Astrophysicist, mathematician and writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Edward James ('Ted') Hughes

Edward James ('Ted') Hughes

1930-1998
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir Leonard ('Len') Hutton

Sir Leonard ('Len') Hutton

1916-1990
Cricketer
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Gwendolen Mary ('Gwen') John

Gwendolen Mary ('Gwen') John

1876-1939
Painter; sister of Augustus John
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Amy Johnson (later Mollison)

Amy Johnson (later Mollison)

1903-1941
Airwoman
Sitter in 29 portraits
Sir Ben Kingsley (né Krishna Bhanji)

Sir Ben Kingsley (né Krishna Bhanji)

1943-
Actor
Sitter in 5 portraits
Dame Laura Knight

Dame Laura Knight

1877-1970
Artist
Sitter in 33 portraits | Artist associated with 3 portraits
Cosmo Gordon Lang, Baron Lang of Lambeth

Cosmo Gordon Lang, Baron Lang of Lambeth

1864-1945
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 51 portraits
Philip Arthur Larkin

Philip Arthur Larkin

1922-1985
Poet and novelist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton

1899-1962
Actor
Sitter in 19 portraits
James Mason

James Mason

1909-1984
Actor
Sitter in 10 portraits
Albert Joseph Moore

Albert Joseph Moore

1841-1893
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 3 portraits
Henry Moore

Henry Moore

1898-1986
Sculptor
Sitter in 98 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait