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Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading

1950-
Singer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Emma Barton

Emma Barton

1872-1938
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton

1728-1809
Industrialist and entrepreneur
Sitter in 14 portraits
Michael Buerk

Michael Buerk

1946-
Foreign correspondent and newscaster
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alistair ('Ali') Campbell

Alistair ('Ali') Campbell

1959-
Musician; singer of UB40
Sitter in 2 portraits
Michael Cashman

Michael Cashman

1950-
Actor and writer; gay rights activist and member of the European Parliament
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain

Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain

1863-1937
Politician; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; son of Joseph Chamberlain
Sitter in 55 portraits
Joe Chamberlain

Joe Chamberlain

1836-1914
Industrialist and politician; MP for Birmingham
Sitter in 104 portraits
Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry

Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry

1578-1640
Lord Keeper
Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Richard Crossman

Richard Crossman

1907-1974
Labour politician, diarist and editor of the New Statesman
Sitter in 13 portraits
John Curry

John Curry

1949-1994
Figure skater; Olympian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Terry Frost

Terry Frost

1915-2003
Artist and teacher of art
Sitter in 13 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Brian Griffin

Brian Griffin

1948-
Photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 36 portraits
Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne

Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne

1929-2001
Actor; Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lenny Henry

Lenny Henry

1958-
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 13 portraits
Noddy Holder

Noddy Holder

1946-
Musician and actor; vocalist and bass guitarist for Slade
Sitter in 1 portrait
Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead

Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead

1920-2003
Writer and Labour politician; Home Secretary and co-founder of the Social Democratic Party
Sitter in 14 portraits
Denny Laine

Denny Laine

1944-
Musician; singer for The Moody Blues and co-founder of Wings
Sitter in 5 portraits
Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin

1922-1985
Poet and novelist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Denise Lewis

Denise Lewis

1972-
Heptathlete; Olympian and London 2012 Ambassador
Sitter in 3 portraits