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2042 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Medicine'

Dannie Abse

Dannie Abse

1923-2014
Poet; doctor; author and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Dame Louisa Brandreth Aldrich-Blake

Dame Louisa Brandreth Aldrich-Blake

1865-1925
Surgeon; first British woman to obtain the degree of Master of Surgery; daughter of Frederick James Aldrich-Blake
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Richard Allinson

Thomas Richard Allinson

1858-1918
Dietitian and businessman
Sitter in 1 portrait
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
Camila Batmanghelidjh

Camila Batmanghelidjh

1963-
Psychotherapist; founder of Kids Company
Sitter in 3 portraits
Dame Carol Mary Black

Dame Carol Mary Black

1939-
Rheumatologist; President of the Royal College of Physicians
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir William Butts

Sir William Butts

1485-1545
Physician and confidant of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Sir Roy Yorke Calne

Sir Roy Yorke Calne

1930-
Surgeon
Sitter in 3 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
Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire

1917-1992
World War II hero and founder of Homes for the Disabled
Sitter in 15 portraits
Nicholas Culpeper

Nicholas Culpeper

1616-1654
Herbalist and astrologer
Sitter in 19 portraits
Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin

1731-1802
Physician and poet
Sitter in 8 portraits
Dame Sally Davies

Dame Sally Davies

1949-
Chief Medical Officer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Richard Doll

Sir Richard Doll

1912-2005
Physiologist, epidemiologist and cancer specialist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Peter Dollond

Peter Dollond

1731-1820
Optician
Sitter in 3 portraits
Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards

1925-2013
Medical researcher; pioneer of IVF conception
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Havelock Ellis

Henry Havelock Ellis

1859-1939
Physician and psychologist
Sitter in 17 portraits
Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming

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