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125 people matching these criteria:

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Art historians


David Patrick Martin Ekserdjian

David Patrick Martin Ekserdjian

1955-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Caroline Mary Elam

Caroline Mary Elam

1945-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Emel Esin (née Ferit Tek)

Emel Esin (née Ferit Tek)

1914-1987
Art historian and scholar of Turkish-Islamic culture
Sitter in 1 portrait
Enriqueta Frankfort

Enriqueta Frankfort

1910-2006
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Kenneth John Garlick

Kenneth John Garlick

1916-2009
Art historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Charlotte Mary Helen Gere

Charlotte Mary Helen Gere

1937-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jonathan Charles Hope, 3rd Baron Glendevon

Jonathan Charles Hope, 3rd Baron Glendevon

1952-
Art historian; grandson of William Somerset Maugham
Sitter in 6 portraits
Thelma Golden

Thelma Golden

1965-
Curator
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Harold) John Golding

(Harold) John Golding

1929-2012
Artist, art historian and curator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich

Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich

1909-2001
Art historian
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Lawrence Gowing

Sir Lawrence Gowing

1918-1991
Painter and art historian
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Algernon Graves

Algernon Graves

1845-1922
Art historian; son of Henry Graves
Sitter in 4 portraits
Cecil Reginald Grundy

Cecil Reginald Grundy

1870-1944
Art historian; Editor of 'Connoisseur' magazine
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Henry Hake

Sir Henry Hake

1892-1951
Art historian; Director of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Martin Hardie

Martin Hardie

1875-1952
Art historian and art administrator
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
John Frederick Harris

John Frederick Harris

1931-2022
Architectural historian and curator; author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Francis James Herbert Haskell

Francis James Herbert Haskell

1928-2000
Art historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Trevor Hayes

John Trevor Hayes

1929-2005
Art historian; Director of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 10 portraits
John Heartfield

John Heartfield

1891-1968
Art historian
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Sir Philip Hendy

Sir Philip Hendy

1900-1980
Art historian; Director of the National Gallery
Sitter in 12 portraits
Draper Hill

Draper Hill

1935-2009
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Bevis Hillier

Bevis Hillier

1940-
Author, art historian and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Charles Lewis Hind

1862-1927
Writer, editor and art historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Josef Paul Hodin

Josef Paul Hodin

1905-1995
Author, art historian and art critic
Sitter in 2 portraits
Kin Hoitsma

Kin Hoitsma

1934-
Art Historian, lecturer and fencer; Olympian
Sitter in 8 portraits
James Holloway

James Holloway

1948-
Art historian; Director of Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Andrew) Michael Jaffe

(Andrew) Michael Jaffe

1923-1997
Art historian and curator
Sitter in 2 portraits
Anna Brownell Jameson (née Murphy)

Anna Brownell Jameson (née Murphy)

1794-1860
Writer and art historian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Ian Jeffrey

Ian Jeffrey

Art historian, writer and curator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Simon Swynfen Jervis

Simon Swynfen Jervis

1943-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Mark Ellis Powell Jones

Sir Mark Ellis Powell Jones

1951-
Art historian; Director of Victoria & Albert Museum
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alastair David Laing

Alastair David Laing

1944-
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Paul Lambotte

Paul Lambotte

1862-1939
Art historian and Director of Fine Arts and Government Commissioner for Exhibitions in Belgium
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Basil Somerset Long

1881-1937
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Norbert Casper Lynton

Norbert Casper Lynton

1927-2007
Art historian and critic; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 3 portraits
Neil MacGregor

Neil MacGregor

1946-
Art historian; Director of the British Museum
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir (John) Denis Mahon

Sir (John) Denis Mahon

1910-2011
Art historian and collector
Sitter in 1 portrait
Adolf Michaelis

Adolf Michaelis

1835-1910
Art historian and classical scholar; friend of Sir George Scharf
Sitter in 1 portrait
Delia Mary (née Dawnay), Lady Millar

Delia Mary (née Dawnay), Lady Millar

1931-2004
Art historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Oliver Nicholas Millar

Sir Oliver Nicholas Millar

1923-2007
Art historian and Surveyor emeritus of the Queen's Pictures
Sitter in 1 portrait

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