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Jewish sitters


236 People in sitter grouping:

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

Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin

1916-1999
Violinist, conductor and philanthropist
Sitter in 45 portraits
Ian Mikardo

Ian Mikardo

1908-1993
Writer, zionist and Labour politician; MP for Reading, Bethnal Green and Poplar
Sitter in 7 portraits
César Milstein

César Milstein

1927-2002
Molecular biologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Bt

Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Bt

1784-1885
Financier, Jewish community leader and philanthropist
Sitter in 8 portraits
Dame Julia Babette Sarah Neuberger

Dame Julia Babette Sarah Neuberger

1950-
Rabbi
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo

1968-
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nikolaus Pevsner

Nikolaus Pevsner

1902-1983
Art historian and architectural scholar
Sitter in 5 portraits
Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter

1930-2008
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 21 portraits
Jonathan Henry Sacks, Baron Sacks

Jonathan Henry Sacks, Baron Sacks

1948-
Chief Rabbi, United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth of Nations
Sitter in 2 portraits
Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks

1933-2015
Writer and neurologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel

Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel

1870-1963
Home Secretary, 1st High Commissioner of Palestine and leader of the Liberal Party
Sitter in 45 portraits
Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried Sassoon

1886-1967
Poet and prose writer
Sitter in 86 portraits
Antony Sher

Antony Sher

1949-
Actor and writer
Sitter in 11 portraits
Israel Moses Sieff, Baron Sieff

Israel Moses Sieff, Baron Sieff

1889-1972
President of Marks & Spencer; Zionist
Sitter in 10 portraits
Marcus Joseph Sieff, Baron Sieff of Brimpton

Marcus Joseph Sieff, Baron Sieff of Brimpton

1913-2001
Businessman
Sitter in 2 portraits
Yolanda Sonnabend

Yolanda Sonnabend

1935-2015
Theatrical designer and painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 9 portraits
David Sylvester

David Sylvester

1924-2001
Writer on art and exhibition curator
Sitter in 5 portraits
Anton Walbrook

Anton Walbrook

1900-1967
Actor
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Arnold Wesker

Sir Arnold Wesker

1932-2016
Playwright
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir Nicholas George Winton

Sir Nicholas George Winton

1909-2015
Banker and humanitarian, led the Czech Kindertransport mission; centenarian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Anna Zinkeisen

Anna Zinkeisen

1901-1976
Painter
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Doris Zinkeisen

Doris Zinkeisen

1897-1991
Painter, stage-set and costume designer, writer and equestrian champion
Sitter in 19 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams

Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams

1885-1957
Colonial judicial administrator and long jumper; Olympian
Sitter in 12 portraits
Rodney Ackland

Rodney Ackland

1908-1991
Actor and playwright
Sitter in 16 portraits
Hermann Adler

Hermann Adler

1839-1911
Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 3 portraits
Larry Adler

Larry Adler

1914-2001
Mouth organist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Nathan Marcus Adler

Nathan Marcus Adler

1803-1890
Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 2 portraits
Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander

1859-1938
Philosopher
Sitter in 5 portraits
Leopold Stennett Amery

Leopold Stennett Amery

1873-1955
Politician; Secretary of State for India and writer
Sitter in 29 portraits
Barnett Isaacs Barnato

Barnett Isaacs Barnato

1852-1897
Financier
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Barnett

John Barnett

1802-1890
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Tony Bayfield

Tony Bayfield

1946-
Rabbi and Head of Movement for Reform Judaism
Sitter in 1 portrait
Florence (née Kahn), Lady Beerbohm

Florence (née Kahn), Lady Beerbohm

1878-1951
Actress; wife of Sir Henry Maximilian ('Max') Beerbohm
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Max Beloff, Baron Beloff

Max Beloff, Baron Beloff

1913-1999
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Menasseh Ben Israel

Menasseh Ben Israel

1604-1657
Portuguese-Jewish rabbi, kabbalist, scholar, writer, diplomat, printer and publisher
Sitter in 1 portrait
Norman Bentwich

Norman Bentwich

1883-1971
Barrister, Jewish author and Professor of International Relations, Jerusalem
Sitter in 8 portraits
Aline Elisabeth Yvonne (née De Gunzbourg), Lady Berlin

Aline Elisabeth Yvonne (née De Gunzbourg), Lady Berlin

1915-2014
Amateur golfer and Director of The Ritz, Paris; wife of Sir Isaiah Berlin
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ralph Bernal

Ralph Bernal

1783-1854
Art collector and politician; MP for Lincoln, Rochester and Weymouth & Melcombe Regis
Sitter in 2 portraits
Stanley Black (Solomon Schwartz)

Stanley Black (Solomon Schwartz)

1913-2002
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Samuel Laman Blanchard

Samuel Laman Blanchard

1804-1845
Author
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Lionel Blue

Lionel Blue

1930-2016
Rabbi, Convener of the Beth Din of Reform Synagogues of Great Britain and lecturer
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Braham

John Braham

1777-1856
Singer
Sitter associated with 14 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Israel Brodie

1895-1979
Jewish academic
Sitter in 7 portraits
Rita Bronowski (née Coblentz)

Rita Bronowski (née Coblentz)

circa 1918-2010
Artist and philanthropist; wife of Jacob Bronowski
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hugh Broughton

Hugh Broughton

1549-1612
Divine and rabbinical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits
Eli Cashdan

Eli Cashdan

1905-1998
Rabbi, lecturer and barrister
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Cervetto

James Cervetto

1747-1837
Cellist and composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lionel Leonard Cohen, Baron Cohen

Lionel Leonard Cohen, Baron Cohen

1888-1973
Judge
Sitter in 18 portraits
Arthur Cohen

Arthur Cohen

1829-1914
Barrister and diplomatic counsel
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Benjamin Louis Cohen, 1st Bt

Sir Benjamin Louis Cohen, 1st Bt

1844-1909
Politician and Jewish communal leader
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

Sir Bernard Nathaniel Waley-Cohen, 1st Bt

1914-1991
Public servant and businessman
Sitter in 21 portraits
Sir (Jack Benn) Brunel Cohen

Sir (Jack Benn) Brunel Cohen

1886-1965
Major, treasurer for the British Legion and Conservative politician; MP for Liverpool Fairfield
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Israel Cohen

1879-1961
Author and lecturer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Nathaniel Louis Cohen

Nathaniel Louis Cohen

1846-1913
Philanthropist and pioneer of the Labour Exchange movement
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Robert Waley Cohen

Sir Robert Waley Cohen

1877-1952
Oil industrialist; Managing Director of Shell Transport
Sitter in 10 portraits
Jack Cotton

Jack Cotton

1903-1964
Property entrepreneur
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

1852-1935
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 17 portraits
Henry Page Croft, 1st Baron Croft

Henry Page Croft, 1st Baron Croft

1881-1947
Politician; Under-Secretary of State for War
Sitter in 18 portraits
Arthur Joseph Davis

Arthur Joseph Davis

1878-1951
Architect
Sitter in 4 portraits
Bernard Delfont, Baron Delfont

Bernard Delfont, Baron Delfont

1909-1994
Impresario
Sitter in 1 portrait