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Sir Henry Lee

Sir Henry Lee

1533-1611
Master of the Ordnance
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Peter Lely

Sir Peter Lely

1618-1680
Portrait painter
Sitter in 19 portraits | Artist associated with 843 portraits
Joseph Lister, Baron Lister

Joseph Lister, Baron Lister

1827-1912
Surgeon and founder of a system of antiseptic surgery
Sitter in 16 portraits
Prince Michael of Kent

Prince Michael of Kent

1942-
Cousin of Queen Elizabeth II
Sitter in 17 portraits
Princess Michael of Kent

Princess Michael of Kent

1945-
Wife of Prince Michael of Kent
Sitter in 2 portraits
Karen Millen

Karen Millen

circa 1961-
Fashion designer and businesswoman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Harold Nicolson

Harold Nicolson

1886-1968
Diplomat and writer; husband of Vita Sackville-West
Sitter associated with 21 portraits
Phineas Pett

Phineas Pett

1570-1647
Shipbuilder and first Master of the Shipwrights' Company
Sitter in 2 portraits
William Pitt

William Pitt

1759-1806
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 174 portraits
Reginald Pole

Reginald Pole

1500-1558
Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter associated with 28 portraits
Poly Styrene (Marion Elliot)

Poly Styrene (Marion Elliot)

1957-2011
Singer; member of X-Ray Spex
Sitter in 1 portrait
Allan Ramsay

Allan Ramsay

1713-1784
Portrait painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 120 portraits
Arthur Michael Ramsey, Baron Ramsey of Canterbury

Arthur Michael Ramsey, Baron Ramsey of Canterbury

1904-1988
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 10 portraits
Humphry Repton

Humphry Repton

1752-1818
Landscape gardener
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds

1723-1792
Painter and first President of the Royal Academy
Sitter associated with 39 portraits | Artist associated with 1415 portraits
Zandra Rhodes

Zandra Rhodes

1940-
Fashion designer
Sitter in 13 portraits
Nicholas Ridley

Nicholas Ridley

1500-1555
Bishop of London
Sitter in 28 portraits
John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

1647-1680
Poet and libertine
Sitter in 11 portraits
Michel Roux Jr

Michel Roux Jr

1960-
Chef and restaurateur
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie

Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Baron Runcie

1921-2000
Archbishop of Canterbury
Sitter in 5 portraits

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