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Sir Frederick Ashton

Sir Frederick Ashton

1904-1988
Founder-choreographer and Director of the Royal Ballet
Sitter in 31 portraits
Arthur Askey

Arthur Askey

1900-1982
Actor and entertainer
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Victor Aspinall

John Victor Aspinall

1926-2000
Gambler and zoo owner
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Helen) Violet Bonham Carter (née Asquith), Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury

(Helen) Violet Bonham Carter (née Asquith), Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury

1887-1969
President of the Liberal Party Organisation; wife of Sir Maurice Bonham Carter; daughter of Herbert Asquith
Sitter associated with 31 portraits
Anthony Asquith

Anthony Asquith

1902-1968
Film director
Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire

1899-1987
Dancer, actor and choreographer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor

1879-1952
Newspaper proprietor
Sitter in 13 portraits
Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

1879-1964
Conservative politician; MP for Plymouth Sutton; former wife of R.G. Shaw, and later wife of 2nd Viscount Astor; daughter of Chiswell Dabney Langhorne
Sitter in 37 portraits
King Athelstan (Aethelstan)

King Athelstan (Aethelstan)

895-940
King of the Anglo-Saxons
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Mike Atherton

Mike Atherton

1968-
Cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Diana Athill

Diana Athill

1917-2019
Writer and editor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Eileen Atkins

Eileen Atkins

1934-
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson

1955-
Actor and writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough

1923-2014
Actor, producer and director; brother of Sir David Attenborough
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough

1926-
Naturalist and broadcaster; brother of Baron Attenborough
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sheila Sim

Sheila Sim

1922-2016
Actress; wife of Sir Richard Attenborough
Sitter in 6 portraits
Clement Attlee

Clement Attlee

1883-1967
Prime Minister
Sitter in 49 portraits
Hayley Atwell

Hayley Atwell

1982-
Actress
Sitter in 1 portrait
Winifred Atwell

Winifred Atwell

1914-1983
Pianist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Claude Auchinleck

Sir Claude Auchinleck

1884-1981
Field Marshal
Sitter in 24 portraits
W.H. Auden

W.H. Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits
Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

1931-
Painter
Sitter in 37 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales

Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales

1719-1772
Mother of George III
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Princess Augusta Charlotte, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttell

Princess Augusta Charlotte, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttell

1737-1813
Daughter of Frederick Prince of Wales, eldest sister of George III
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
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Cassandra Austen

1773-1845
Artist
Artist associated with 4 portraits
Jane Austen

Jane Austen

1775-1817
Novelist
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Herbert Austin, Baron Austin

Herbert Austin, Baron Austin

1866-1941
Motor manufacturer and philanthropist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Bunny Austin

Bunny Austin

1906-2000
Tennis player and evangelist
Sitter in 15 portraits
David Charles Henshaw Austin

David Charles Henshaw Austin

1926-2018
Farmer and rose nurseryman
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits
Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury

Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury

1928-2016
Human rights campaigner and Liberal politician; MP for Orpington
Sitter in 2 portraits
Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon

1923-2004
Fashion photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 10 portraits
Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon

1897-1977
Prime Minister
Sitter in 43 portraits
W.V. Awdry

W.V. Awdry

1911-1997
Clergyman; author of 'Thomas the Tank Engine' series
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Alan Ayckbourn

Sir Alan Ayckbourn

1939-
Playwright; Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Sitter in 4 portraits
Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford

Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford

1647?-1719
Lord Chancellor
Sitter in 11 portraits
Gillian Ayres

Gillian Ayres

1930-2018
Painter, mural artist and teacher
Sitter in 5 portraits
Michael Ayrton

Michael Ayrton

1921-1975
Artist
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist of 10 portraits
Abdul Aziz

Abdul Aziz

1830-1876
Sultan of Turkey
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage

1791-1871
Mathematician and computer pioneer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall

1924-2014
Film and stage actress (born Betty Joan Perske)
Sitter in 2 portraits
Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685-1750
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Don Bachardy

Don Bachardy

1934-
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 9 portraits
Steve Backley

Steve Backley

1969-
Javelin thrower; Olympian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

1909-1992
Painter
Sitter in 47 portraits
Sir Nathaniel Bacon

Sir Nathaniel Bacon

1585-1627
Country gentleman and painter
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 4 portraits
Sir Nicholas Bacon

Sir Nicholas Bacon

1510-1579
Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
Sitter associated with 14 portraits
Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

Zeinab Mohammed-Khair Badawi

1959-
Broadcaster and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Baddiel

David Baddiel

1964-
Comedian, novelist and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell

1857-1941
Major-General and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
Sitter in 48 portraits
Olave St Clair Baden-Powell (née Soames), Lady Baden-Powell

Olave St Clair Baden-Powell (née Soames), Lady Baden-Powell

1889-1977
Leader of the world Girl Guide movement; wife of 1st Baron Baden-Powell
Sitter in 17 portraits
Sir Douglas Robert Stewart Bader

Sir Douglas Robert Stewart Bader

1910-1982
Air force officer
Sitter in 15 portraits
Joan Baez

Joan Baez

1941-
Singer, songwriter, musician and activist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Walter Bagehot

Walter Bagehot

1826-1877
Economist and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

1889-1981
Novelist and playwright; wife of Sir Roderick Jones; daughter of Arthur Bagnold
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

1864-1940
Diamond magnate, politician, financier and cricketer
Sitter in 16 portraits
Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey

1964-
Comedian, musician and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Christopher Bailey

Christopher Bailey

1971-
Fashion designer; former Chief Executive Officer of Burberry
Sitter in 2 portraits
David Bailey

David Bailey

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