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1892 people matching these criteria:

- place 'France'

Robert Polhill Bevan

Robert Polhill Bevan

1865-1925
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Jane Birkin

Jane Birkin

1946-
Actress and fashion model
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Oswald Birley

Sir Oswald Birley

1880-1952
Painter
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 15 portraits
Raymond Blanc

Raymond Blanc

1949-
Chef and restaurateur
Sitter in 2 portraits
Louis Charles Joseph Blériot

Louis Charles Joseph Blériot

1872-1936
Aviator, inventor and engineer
Sitter in 10 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Erwin Blumenfeld

1897-1969
Photographer
Artist of 1 portrait
David Bomberg

David Bomberg

1890-1957
Painter
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits
Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur

1822-1899
Painter and sculptor
Sitter in 7 portraits
Richard Parkes Bonington

Richard Parkes Bonington

1802-1828
Painter
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits
Constantin Brancusi

Constantin Brancusi

1876-1957
Sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Brassaï

Brassaï

1899-1984
Photographer, sculptor and filmmaker
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
André Breton

André Breton

1896-1966
Poet and critic
Sitter in 7 portraits
Peter Stephen Paul Brook

Peter Stephen Paul Brook

1925-
Theatre and film producer; co-Director of The Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Sitter in 12 portraits
Ford Madox Brown

Ford Madox Brown

1821-1893
Painter and designer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 14 portraits
Sir Marc Isambard Brunel

Sir Marc Isambard Brunel

1769-1849
Civil engineer
Sitter in 10 portraits
Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron

1815-1879
Pioneer photographer
Sitter in 8 portraits | Artist associated with 114 portraits
Leslie Caron

Leslie Caron

1931-
Actress
Sitter in 20 portraits
Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington

1917-2011
Painter and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Henri Cartier-Bresson

1908-2004
Photographer
Artist of 13 portraits