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Jewish sitters


237 People in sitter grouping:

A selection of Jewish sitters represented in the collection. See also the Jewish artists group.

Harold Abrahams

Harold Abrahams

1899-1978
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 5 portraits
Leo Abse

Leo Abse

1917-2008
Lawyer, writer and Labour politician; MP for Pontypool and Torfaen
Sitter in 11 portraits
Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Michael Balcon

Michael Balcon

1896-1977
Film producer
Sitter in 34 portraits
Lionel Bart

Lionel Bart

1930-1999
Composer, lyricist and playwright
Sitter in 8 portraits
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 110 portraits
Sir Otto John Beit, 1st Bt

Sir Otto John Beit, 1st Bt

1865-1930
Financier and philanthropist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Steven Berkoff

Steven Berkoff

1937-
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Isaiah Berlin

Sir Isaiah Berlin

1909-1997
Philosopher and political theorist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt

1844-1923
Actress
Sitter associated with 37 portraits
David Bomberg

David Bomberg

1890-1957
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Mel Calman

Mel Calman

1931-1994
Artist, writer and cartoonist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Charles Clore

Sir Charles Clore

1904-1979
Financier
Sitter in 3 portraits
Alma Cogan

Alma Cogan

1932-1966
Singer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Harriet Cohen

Harriet Cohen

1895-1967
Pianist
Sitter in 88 portraits
Sir John Edward ('Jack') Cohen

Sir John Edward ('Jack') Cohen

1898-1979
Grocer and philanthropist; creator of Tesco stores
Sitter in 2 portraits
Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

1934-2016
Singer, songwriter and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jelly D'Aranyi

Jelly D'Aranyi

1893-1966
Violinist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lionel Nathan de Rothschild

Lionel Nathan de Rothschild

1808-1879
Banker and philanthropist
Sitter in 4 portraits
André (Andre) Deutsch

André (Andre) Deutsch

1917-2000
Publisher
Sitter in 3 portraits
Jacqueline du Pré

Jacqueline du Pré

1945-1987
Cellist
Sitter in 16 portraits
Brian Epstein

Brian Epstein

1934-1967
Pop impresario; manager of The Beatles
Sitter in 10 portraits
Jacob Epstein

Jacob Epstein

1880-1959
Sculptor
Sitter in 71 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits
Marty Feldman

Marty Feldman

1934-1982
Actor, comedian and scriptwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Fenella Fielding

Fenella Fielding

1927-2018
Actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin

1920-1958
Crystallographer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Barnett Freedman

Barnett Freedman

1901-1958
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud

1922-2011
Artist
Sitter in 62 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Mark Gertler

Mark Gertler

1891-1939
Painter
Sitter in 99 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Gluck

Gluck

1895-1978
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
Henryk Gotlib

Henryk Gotlib

1890-1966
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 67 portraits
Lew Grade, Baron Grade

Lew Grade, Baron Grade

1906-1998
Theatrical agent, television executive and film producer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Kurt Hahn (Matthias Robert Martin)

Kurt Hahn (Matthias Robert Martin)

1886-1974
Founder of Gordonstoun School and co-founder of Outward Bound Sea School
Sitter in 4 portraits
Paul Bertrand Hamlyn, Baron Hamlyn

Paul Bertrand Hamlyn, Baron Hamlyn

1926-2001
Publisher
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frederic Henri Kay Henrion

Frederic Henri Kay Henrion

1914-1990
Graphic designer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Josef Herman

Josef Herman

1911-2000
Painter
Sitter in 14 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Dame Myra Hess

Dame Myra Hess

1890-1965
Pianist
Sitter in 59 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm

Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm

1917-2012
Historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

1893-1957
Conservative politician; MP for Plymouth Devonport, Cabinet Minister and Secretary of State for War
Sitter in 28 portraits
Sid James

Sid James

1913-1976
Actor
Sitter in 14 portraits
James Jarché

James Jarché

1891-1965
Photographer
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 50 portraits
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

1927-2013
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Keith Sinjohn Joseph, Baron Joseph

Keith Sinjohn Joseph, Baron Joseph

1918-1994
Conservative politician and barrister
Sitter in 28 portraits
R.B. Kitaj

R.B. Kitaj

1932-2007
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 4 portraits
Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein

1882-1960
Psychoanalyst and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Alexander Korda

Alexander Korda

1893-1956
Film producer
Sitter in 13 portraits
Leon Kossoff

Leon Kossoff

1926-
Painter and draughtsman
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Jacob Kramer

Jacob Kramer

1892-1962
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 7 portraits
Sir Hans Adolf Krebs

Sir Hans Adolf Krebs

1900-1981
Biochemist
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Denys Lasdun

Sir Denys Lasdun

1914-2001
Architect
Sitter in 6 portraits
Helen Lessore

Helen Lessore

1907-1994
Artist; founder of Beaux Arts Gallery
Sitter in 9 portraits
Joseph Moses Levy

Joseph Moses Levy

1812-1888
Founder of the 'Daily Telegraph'
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind

1820-1887
Singer, known as 'the Swedish nightingale'; wife of Otto Moritz David Goldschmidt
Sitter in 20 portraits
Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney

1941-1998
Photographer, artist, musician, businesswoman, cookery writer and animal rights activist; late wife of Sir Paul McCartney
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 14 portraits
Alicia Markova

Alicia Markova

1910-2004
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 35 portraits
Karl Marx

Karl Marx

1818-1883
Social, political and economic theorist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Maxwell

Robert Maxwell

1923-1991
Newspaper proprietor and publisher
Sitter in 8 portraits
Alfred Moritz Mond, 1st Baron Melchett

Alfred Moritz Mond, 1st Baron Melchett

1868-1930
Industrialist, financier and Liberal politician; MP for Chester, Swansea and Carmarthen
Sitter in 10 portraits
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

1809-1847
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits