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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.

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Dorothy de Rothschild (née Pinto)

1895-1988
Philanthropist and activist for Jewish affairs; wife of James Armand Edmund de Rothschild
Sitter in 4 portraits
Dorothy Mathilde de Rothschild

Dorothy Mathilde de Rothschild

1895-1988
Philanthropist and activist for Jewish affairs
Sitter in 1 portrait
Isaac D'Israeli

Isaac D'Israeli

1766-1848
Writer; father of Earl of Beaconsfield
Sitter in 6 portraits
Dame Louise Ellman

Dame Louise Ellman

1945-
Labour politician; MP for Liverpool Riverside
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Ellmann

Richard Ellmann

1918-1987
English Literature scholar
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ruth Ezra

Ruth Ezra

1919-2007
Aviculturist; daughter of Alfred Ezra
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Hans Feibusch

1898-1998
Artist
Artist of 2 portraits
William Moses Feldman

William Moses Feldman

1880-1939
Senior physician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Samuel Finburgh

Samuel Finburgh

1867-1935
Politician, cotton manufactuer and President of the council of Manchester and Salford Jews
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gilbert Frankau

Gilbert Frankau

1884-1952
Writer
Sitter in 16 portraits
Pamela Frankau

Pamela Frankau

1908-1967
Novelist, journalist and short story writer
Sitter in 28 portraits
Sir Leonard Franklin

Sir Leonard Franklin

1862-1944
Politician, barrister and banker
Sitter in 1 portrait
Moses Franks

Moses Franks

1718-1789
Merchant
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Solomon Gaon

1912-1994
Chief Rabbi of Spanish and Portuguese Jews of Great Britain
Sitter in 1 portrait
Helmut Gernsheim

Helmut Gernsheim

1913-1995
Photographic historian and collector
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Sampson Gideon

Sir Sampson Gideon

1699-1762
Financier
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Morris Ginsberg

Morris Ginsberg

1889-1970
Sociologist and philosopher
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Ivry Gitlis

1922-
Violinist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Louis Golding

Louis Golding

1895-1958
Novelist, essayist, traveller and lecturer
Sitter in 21 portraits
Berthold Goldschmidt

Berthold Goldschmidt

1903-1996
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Abraham Goldsmid

Abraham Goldsmid

circa 1756-1810
Financier
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Francis Henry Goldsmid, 2nd Bt

Sir Francis Henry Goldsmid, 2nd Bt

1808-1878
Lawyer and Jewish communal leader
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid

Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid

1778-1859
Financier and philanthropist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Hermann Gollancz

Sir Hermann Gollancz

1852-1930
Rabbi
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Israel Gollancz

Sir Israel Gollancz

1863-1930
Literary scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits
Livia Ruth Gollancz

Livia Ruth Gollancz

1920-2018
Publisher and musician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Victor Gollancz

Sir Victor Gollancz

1893-1967
Publisher
Sitter in 5 portraits
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Arnold Abraham Goodman, Baron Goodman

1913-1995
Lawyer
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Leslie Grade (Laszlo Lazarus Winogradsky)

1916-1979
Theatrical talent agent; brother of Lord Delfont
Sitter in 2 portraits
Albert Grant, Baron Grant (né Abraham Gottheimer)

Albert Grant, Baron Grant (né Abraham Gottheimer)

1831-1899
Company promoter and politician; MP for Kidderminster
Sitter in 5 portraits
Dayan Arjie Leb Leopold Grossnass

Dayan Arjie Leb Leopold Grossnass

1912-
Jewish judge and academic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hugo Gabriel Gryn

Hugo Gabriel Gryn

1930-1996
Rabbi and broadcaster
Sitter in 1 portrait
Philip Guedalla

Philip Guedalla

1889-1944
Historian and essayist
Sitter in 26 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Ida Haendel

1928-2020
Violinist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Henry Harben

Sir Henry Harben

1823-1911
Pioneer of industrial life assurance
Sitter in 1 portrait
Aaron Hart

Aaron Hart

1670-1756
Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Philip Joseph Hartog

Sir Philip Joseph Hartog

1864-1947
Chemist and educationist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Dame Rose Heilbron

Dame Rose Heilbron

1914-2005
Barrister
Sitter in 4 portraits
Rose Ellen Hendriks (later Temple)

Rose Ellen Hendriks (later Temple)

1823-1863
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nini Herman

Nini Herman

1925-2015
Psychotherapist; wife of Josef Herman
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph Herman Hertz

Joseph Herman Hertz

1872-1946
Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Empire
Sitter in 8 portraits
Alice Herz-Sommer (née Herz)

Alice Herz-Sommer (née Herz)

1903-2014
Pianist; supercentenarian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Rosalyn Higgins (née Cohen)

Dame Rosalyn Higgins (née Cohen)

1937-
Judge and professor of international law
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hildegard Therese Himmelweit

Hildegard Therese Himmelweit

1918-1989
Psychologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Maurice de Hirsch (né Moritz von Hirsch), Baron de Hirsch

Maurice de Hirsch (né Moritz von Hirsch), Baron de Hirsch

1831-1896
Banker, racehorse owner and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Solomon Hirschel

Solomon Hirschel

1762-1842
Chief Rabbi in London
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernhard Horwitz

Bernhard Horwitz

1807-1885
Chess player
Sitter in 1 portrait
Margery Hurst

Margery Hurst

1913-1989
Managing director of Brook Street Bureau
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs

Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs

1855-1948
Chief Justice and Governor General of Australia
Sitter in 2 portraits
Susan Sutherland Isaacs

Susan Sutherland Isaacs

1885-1948
Educational psychologist
Sitter in 10 portraits
Naomi Jacob

Naomi Jacob

1884-1964
Writer and actress
Sitter in 5 portraits
Louis Jacobs

Louis Jacobs

1920-2006
Rabbi and theologian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sydney Jacobson, Baron Jacobson

Sydney Jacobson, Baron Jacobson

1908-1988
Editor and political commentator
Sitter in 3 portraits
Carl Jaffe (Jaffé)

Carl Jaffe (Jaffé)

1902-1974
German-British actor and producer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits

Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits

1921-1999
Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 4 portraits
Solomon Barnato Joel

Solomon Barnato Joel

1865-1931
Financier and sportsman
Sitter in 10 portraits
Kopel Kahana

Kopel Kahana

1895-1978
Jewish academic and Rabbi
Sitter in 1 portrait
Yvonne Kapp (Yvonne Cloud)

Yvonne Kapp (Yvonne Cloud)

1903-1999
Writer, political activist, editor and translator
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hans Keller

Hans Keller

1919-1985
Musician and musicologist
Sitter in 3 portraits