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- profession 'Art'

James Abbe

James Abbe

1883-1973
American photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 13 portraits
Sarah Angelina Acland

Sarah Angelina Acland

1849-1930
Photographer; daughter of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1st Bt
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 4 portraits
Robert Adam

Robert Adam

1728-1792
Architect
Sitter in 2 portraits
Gilbert Adams

Gilbert Adams

1906-1996
Photographer and artist
Sitter associated with 11 portraits | Artist associated with 33 portraits
Marcus Adams

Marcus Adams

1875-1959
Photographer
Sitter in 33 portraits | Artist associated with 145 portraits
Robert Adamson

Robert Adamson

1821-1848
Pioneer photographer
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 382 portraits
Sir David Adjaye

Sir David Adjaye

1966-
Architect
Sitter in 3 portraits
Eileen Agar

Eileen Agar

1899-1991
Painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Craigie Aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

1926-2009
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
John Arthur Malcolm Aldridge

John Arthur Malcolm Aldridge

1905-1983
Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

1836-1912
Painter
Sitter in 40 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Will Alsop

Will Alsop

1947-2018
Architect
Sitter in 5 portraits
Peggy Angus

Peggy Angus

1904-1993
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
Pietro Annigoni

Pietro Annigoni

1910-1988
Painter
Sitter in 32 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Gordon Anthony

Gordon Anthony

1902-1989
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 114 portraits
Karel Appel

Karel Appel

1921-2006
Artist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Ron Arad

Ron Arad

1951-
Architect, furniture and product designer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edward Ardizzone

Edward Ardizzone

1900-1979
Artist and illustrator
Sitter in 6 portraits
Godfrey Argent

Godfrey Argent

1937-2006
Photographer
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 799 portraits
(William) Kenneth Armitage

(William) Kenneth Armitage

1916-2002
Sculptor
Sitter in 12 portraits
Jean Arp

Jean Arp

1886-1966
Sculptor, painter, collagist, printmaker and poet
Sitter in 7 portraits
Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

1585-1646
Patron of art and collector
Sitter associated with 68 portraits
Laura Ashley

Laura Ashley

1925-1985
Designer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon

1923-2004
Fashion photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 10 portraits
Gillian Ayres

Gillian Ayres

1930-2018
Painter, mural artist and teacher
Sitter in 5 portraits
Don Bachardy

Don Bachardy

1934-
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 9 portraits
Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

1909-1992
Painter
Sitter in 46 portraits
Sir Nathaniel Bacon

Sir Nathaniel Bacon

1585-1627
Country gentleman and painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 4 portraits
David Bailey

David Bailey

1938-
Photographer and film-maker
Sitter in 19 portraits | Artist of 35 portraits
Cristobal Balenciaga

Cristobal Balenciaga

1895-1972
Fashion designer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Balthus

Balthus

1910-2001
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jeff Banks

Jeff Banks

1943-
Fashion designer and television presenter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Banksy

Banksy

1974-
Graffiti artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Banting

John Banting

1902-1972
Painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 7 portraits
H. Walter Barnett

H. Walter Barnett

1862-1934
Photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 576 portraits
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

1912-2004
Painter; founder member of the Penwith Society of Artists
Sitter in 1 portrait
Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)

Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)

1906-1956
Photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 93 portraits
Roger Keith ('Syd') Barrett

Roger Keith ('Syd') Barrett

1946-2006
Musician; member of Pink Floyd; artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Emma Barton

Emma Barton

1872-1938
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Glenys Barton

Glenys Barton

1944-
Sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 3 portraits
Alexander Bassano

Alexander Bassano

1829-1913
Photographer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 2806 portraits
Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea

1843-1907
Liberal politician and patron of art
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 116 portraits
Edward Bawden

Edward Bawden

1903-1989
Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 12 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Glen Baxter

Glen Baxter

1944-
Artist, illustrator and cartoonist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Beale

Mary Beale

1633-1699
Portrait painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 53 portraits
Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley

1872-1898
Illustrator
Sitter in 8 portraits
Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton

1904-1980
Photographer, designer and writer
Sitter associated with 358 portraits | Artist associated with 1103 portraits
Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

1975-
Singer; fashion designer; member of Spice Girls
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir William Beechey

Sir William Beechey

1753-1839
Portrait painter
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist associated with 252 portraits
Sir Max Beerbohm

Sir Max Beerbohm

1872-1956
Writer and caricaturist
Sitter associated with 19 portraits | Artist associated with 29 portraits
Clive Bell

Clive Bell

1881-1964
Art critic
Sitter in 29 portraits
Quentin Bell

Quentin Bell

1910-1996
Artist and writer; son of Clive and Vanessa Bell
Sitter in 6 portraits
Vanessa Bell

Vanessa Bell

1879-1961
Painter; sister of Virginia Woolf
Sitter in 19 portraits | Artist associated with 14 portraits
George Charles Beresford

George Charles Beresford

1864-1938
Photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 386 portraits
John Berger

John Berger

1926-2017
Writer, broadcaster and art critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sven Paul Berlin

Sven Paul Berlin

1911-1999
Artist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gerald Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners

Gerald Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners

1883-1950
Musician, artist and writer
Sitter associated with 28 portraits
Robert Polhill Bevan

Robert Polhill Bevan

1865-1925
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits