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Lord Byron

Lord Byron

1788-1824
Poet
Sitter in 36 portraits
Vince Cable

Vince Cable

1943-
Politician; Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
Sitter in 1 portrait
Michael Caine

Michael Caine

1933-
Actor
Sitter in 46 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Leonida Caldesi

1822-1891
Photographer
Artist associated with 54 portraits
Simon Callow

Simon Callow

1949-
Actor and director
Sitter in 3 portraits
Mrs Patrick Campbell

Mrs Patrick Campbell

1865-1940
Actress; former wife of Patrick Campbell, and later wife of George Frederick Myddleton Cornwallis-West
Sitter in 25 portraits
Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

1970-
Fashion model
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sol Campbell

Sol Campbell

1974-
Footballer
Sitter in 2 portraits
George Canning

George Canning

1770-1827
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 61 portraits
Jane Baillie Carlyle (née Welsh)

Jane Baillie Carlyle (née Welsh)

1801-1866
Letter writer; wife of Thomas Carlyle
Sitter in 12 portraits
Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick

Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick

1768-1821
Queen of George IV
Sitter in 101 portraits
Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson

Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson

1910-1999
Architect and President of the Royal Academy
Sitter in 16 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Angelica Catalani

Angelica Catalani

1780-1849
Soprano
Sitter in 16 portraits
Catherine Howard

Catherine Howard

circa 1518-1542
Fifth Queen Consort of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Hugh Cecil (Hugh Cecil Saunders)

1892-1974
Photographer
Artist associated with 43 portraits
Shami Chakrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti

1969-
Lawyer and human rights campaigner; director of Liberty
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir William Chambers

Sir William Chambers

1723-1796
Architect
Sitter in 16 portraits
Pamela Chandler

Pamela Chandler

1928-1993
Photographer
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 27 portraits
Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey

Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey

1781-1841
Sculptor
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 267 portraits
Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

1889-1977
Film actor and director
Sitter in 18 portraits
King Charles II

King Charles II

1630-1685
Reigned 1660-85
Sitter associated with 295 portraits
Lallie Charles

Lallie Charles

1869-1919
Photographer
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 98 portraits
Thomas Chatterton

Thomas Chatterton

1752-1770
Poet
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer

1340?-1400
Poet
Sitter in 22 portraits
Tracy Chevalier

Tracy Chevalier

1962-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

1948-
Shoe designer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sophie Christiansen

Sophie Christiansen

1987-
Equestrian; Paralympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Linford Christie

Linford Christie

1960-
Sprinter; Olympian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Lord Randolph Churchill

Lord Randolph Churchill

1849-1895
Politician; Secretary of State for India and MP for Woodstock and Paddington South
Sitter in 36 portraits
Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

1874-1965
Prime Minister
Sitter in 216 portraits
Colley Cibber

Colley Cibber

1671-1757
Dramatist and actor
Sitter in 8 portraits
Danny Cipriani

Danny Cipriani

1987-
Rugby player
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Antoine Claudet

1797-1867
Photographer and inventor
Artist associated with 43 portraits
Sir George Clausen

Sir George Clausen

1852-1944
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

1640-1709
Mistress of Charles II
Sitter in 33 portraits
Camille Clifford (Camilla Antoinette Clifford)

Camille Clifford (Camilla Antoinette Clifford)

1888-1970
Actress; former wife of Hon. Henry Lyndhurst Bruce, and later wife of John Meredith Evans
Sitter in 34 portraits
Prunella Clough

Prunella Clough

1919-1999
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sebastian Coe

Sebastian Coe

1956-
Middle distance runner; Olympian, Conservative politician and President, International Association of Athletics Federations
Sitter in 5 portraits
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

1875-1912
Musical composer
Sitter in 6 portraits