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1670 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Education and Learning'

Edward Alleyn

Edward Alleyn

1566-1626
Actor and founder of Dulwich College
Sitter in 4 portraits
Thomas Arnold

Thomas Arnold

1795-1842
Headmaster of Rugby School
Sitter in 5 portraits
Gillian Ayres

Gillian Ayres

1930-2018
Painter, mural artist and teacher
Sitter in 5 portraits
John de Baliol

John de Baliol

died 1269
Royal counsellor, founder of Balliol College, Oxford; husband of Dervorguilla of Galloway
Sitter in 3 portraits
Camila Batmanghelidjh

Camila Batmanghelidjh

1963-
Psychotherapist; founder of Kids Company
Sitter in 3 portraits
George Birkbeck

George Birkbeck

1766-1841
Promoter of mechanics' institutes
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Tessa Ann Vosper Blackstone, Baroness Blackstone

Tessa Ann Vosper Blackstone, Baroness Blackstone

1942-
Educationalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edmund Blunden

Edmund Blunden

1896-1974
Poet, writer and teacher
Sitter in 22 portraits
Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

1827-1891
Artist and women's rights activist; benefactor of Girton College, Cambridge
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Rhodes Boyson

Sir Rhodes Boyson

1925-2012
Methodist preacher, head teacher and Conservative politician; MP for Brent North
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jeffrey Camp

Jeffrey Camp

1923-
Artist and teacher
Sitter in 3 portraits
Lord David Cecil

Lord David Cecil

1902-1986
Scholar, teacher and writer
Sitter in 74 portraits
George Douglas Howard Cole

George Douglas Howard Cole

1889-1959
University teacher, writer and socialist
Sitter in 11 portraits
John Colet

John Colet

1467?-1519
Founder of St Paul's School
Sitter in 16 portraits
Wendy Cope

Wendy Cope

1945-
Teacher, writer and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait
Devorguila de Baliol

Devorguila de Baliol

died 1290
Co-founder of Balliol College, Oxford; wife of John de Baliol; mother of John I of Scotland
Sitter in 2 portraits
Elizabeth de Clare, Lady de Burgh

Elizabeth de Clare, Lady de Burgh

1295-1360
Founder of Clare College, Cambridge
Sitter in 4 portraits
Eric William Fenby

Eric William Fenby

1906-1997
Composer and teacher of music
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Fox

William Fox

1736-1826
Founder of Sunday Schools
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Christopher John Frayling

Sir Christopher John Frayling

1946-
Professor of Cultural History; Rector and Vice-Provost, Royal College of Art
Sitter in 3 portraits