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2036 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Medicine'

Dannie Abse

Dannie Abse

1923-2014
Poet; doctor; author and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Bannister

1929-2018
Physician and middle distance runner; Olympian and first person to break the four minute mile
Sitter in 4 portraits
Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell

1865-1915
Nurse
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin

1731-1802
Physician and poet
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming

1881-1955
Bacteriologist and discoverer of penicillin
Sitter in 24 portraits
Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

1856-1939
Psychologist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Gilbert ('W.G') Grace

William Gilbert ('W.G') Grace

1848-1915
Cricketer and medical practitioner
Sitter in 8 portraits
William Harvey

William Harvey

1578-1657
Physician, discovered the circulation of the blood
Sitter in 19 portraits
Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

1910-1994
Chemist and crystallographer; Nobel Prize winner; wife of Thomas Lionel Hodgkin
Sitter in 17 portraits
John Hunter

John Hunter

1728-1793
Surgeon and anatomist
Sitter in 13 portraits
William Hunter

William Hunter

1718-1783
Anatomist and physician; obstetrician and physician to Queen Charlotte
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner

1749-1823
Surgeon; discoverer of vaccination
Sitter in 11 portraits
Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein

1882-1960
Psychoanalyst and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph Lister, Baron Lister

Joseph Lister, Baron Lister

1827-1912
Surgeon and founder of a system of antiseptic surgery
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller

Sir Jonathan Wolfe Miller

1934-
Physician, theatre and opera director and television presenter
Sitter in 29 portraits
Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

1820-1910
Reformer of hospital nursing and of the Army Medical Services
Sitter associated with 36 portraits
Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur

1822-1895
French chemist known as the 'father of modern bacteriology'
Sitter in 6 portraits
Claire Rayner

Claire Rayner

1931-2010
Writer, broadcaster, nurse and health campaigner
Sitter in 2 portraits