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James Abbe

James Abbe

1883-1973
American photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 12 portraits
Robert Adam

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits
Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen)

1792-1849
Queen of William IV
Sitter associated with 33 portraits
Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins)

Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins)

1988-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jennifer Ann ('Jenny') Agutter

Jennifer Ann ('Jenny') Agutter

1952-
Actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

1968-
Musician, singer and songwriter for 'Blur' and co-founder of 'Gorillaz'
Sitter in 5 portraits
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

1819-1861
Prince Consort of Queen Victoria
Sitter in 208 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Ira Frederick Aldridge

Ira Frederick Aldridge

1807-1867
Actor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Queen Alexandra

Queen Alexandra

1844-1925
Queen of Edward VII
Sitter associated with 476 portraits | Artist associated with 10 portraits
Alexandra, Empress of Russia (née Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine)

Alexandra, Empress of Russia (née Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine)

1872-1918
Consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia; daughter of Princess Alice and granddaughter of Queen Victoria
Sitter in 18 portraits
King Alfred ('The Great')

King Alfred ('The Great')

849-899
King of the West Saxons
Sitter associated with 13 portraits
Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

1942-2016
Boxer; heavyweight champion and Olympian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Lily Allen

Lily Allen

1985-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Woody Allen

Woody Allen

1935-
Actor, writer and film director
Sitter in 1 portrait
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
Sir Kingsley William Amis

Sir Kingsley William Amis

1922-1995
Novelist
Sitter in 31 portraits
Martin Louis Amis

Martin Louis Amis

1949-
Novelist; son of Sir Kingsley Amis
Sitter in 22 portraits
Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

1805-1875
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits