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1832 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Science'

Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Bt

Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Bt

1827-1902
Chemist and explosives expert
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Couch Adams

John Couch Adams

1819-1892
Astronomer and mathematician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joy Adamson

Joy Adamson

1910-1980
Naturalist
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

1968-
Scientist and mechanical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Biddell Airy

Sir George Biddell Airy

1801-1892
Astronomer Royal
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
André Marie Ampère

André Marie Ampère

1775-1836
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough

1926-
Naturalist and broadcaster; brother of Baron Attenborough
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits
Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage

1791-1871
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Francis Baily

Francis Baily

1774-1844
Astronomer; President of the Astronomical Society
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits
Sir Frederick Grant Banting

Sir Frederick Grant Banting

1891-1941
Scientist, doctor and Nobel Prize winner; discoverer of insulin
Sitter in 6 portraits
Camila Batmanghelidjh

Camila Batmanghelidjh

1963-
Psychotherapist; founder of Kids Company
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Francis Beaufort

Sir Francis Beaufort

1774-1857
Rear-Admiral and hydrographer
Sitter in 6 portraits
David Bellamy

David Bellamy

1933-
Botanist, writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
(Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell

(Susan) Jocelyn Bell Burnell

1943-
Physicist and radio astronomer
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Desmond Bernal

John Desmond Bernal

1901-1971
Scientist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

1955-
Inventor of the World Wide Web and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium
Sitter in 3 portraits
Patrick Blackett

Patrick Blackett

1897-1974
Physicist; government and military advisor; recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics
Sitter in 26 portraits
Sir Hermann Bondi

Sir Hermann Bondi

1919-2005
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait