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Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

1503-1564
Holy Roman Emperor 1556-64
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Flaxman

John Flaxman

1755-1826
Sculptor
Sitter in 22 portraits | Artist associated with 14 portraits
Charles Forte, Baron Forte

Charles Forte, Baron Forte

1908-2007
Businessman; President of Forte PLC
Sitter in 6 portraits
Dame Katharine Furse

Dame Katharine Furse

1875-1952
Director of the Women's Royal Naval Service; nurse and nursing administrator; Director of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Sitter in 11 portraits
Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli

1741-1825
Painter
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 3 portraits
Giuseppe Garibaldi

Giuseppe Garibaldi

1807-1882
Italian soldier; played central role in unification of Italy
Sitter associated with 22 portraits
Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi

1590-1642
Painter
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Gibbs

James Gibbs

1682-1754
Architect
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Henry Benedict Maria Clement Stuart, Cardinal York

Henry Benedict Maria Clement Stuart, Cardinal York

1725-1807
Son of Prince James Francis Edward Stuart
Sitter in 10 portraits
Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth

1903-1975
Sculptor; second wife of Ben Nicholson
Sitter in 29 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Derek Hill

Derek Hill

1916-2000
Artist, writer and organiser of exhibitions
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist associated with 9 portraits
Gerrit van Honthorst

Gerrit van Honthorst

1590-1656
Artist
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist associated with 51 portraits
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Thomas Hudson

1701-1779
Portrait painter and art collector
Artist associated with 182 portraits
Ozias Humphry

Ozias Humphry

1742-1810
Painter
Sitter in 7 portraits | Artist associated with 44 portraits
Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt

1784-1859
Poet, essayist and critic
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci

1963-
Comedian, producer and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Prince James Francis Edward Stuart

Prince James Francis Edward Stuart

1688-1766
Known as 'The Old Pretender'; son of James II
Sitter associated with 61 portraits
Derek Jarman

Derek Jarman

1942-1994
Film-maker, painter, stage designer, gardener and campaigner for gay rights
Sitter in 16 portraits
Thomas Jenkins

Thomas Jenkins

1722-1798
Painter, art dealer and banker in Rome
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Angelica Kauffmann

Angelica Kauffmann

1741-1807
Painter
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 22 portraits
John Keats

John Keats

1795-1821
Poet
Sitter in 15 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits
William Kent

William Kent

1685?-1748
Architect, painter and landscape gardener
Sitter associated with 8 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Walter Savage Landor

Walter Savage Landor

1775-1864
Poet and writer; author of 'Imaginary Conversations'
Sitter in 11 portraits
Edward Lear

Edward Lear

1812-1888
Artist and author of 'A Book of Nonsense'
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Giorgio Locatelli

Giorgio Locatelli

1964-
Chef and restaurateur
Sitter in 1 portrait
Annunzio Paolo Mantovani

Annunzio Paolo Mantovani

1905-1980
Conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi

1874-1937
Physicist and inventor of wireless transmission
Sitter in 29 portraits
Marino Marini

Marino Marini

1901-1980
Sculptor
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 1 portrait
Mary of Modena

Mary of Modena

1658-1718
Queen of James II
Sitter associated with 56 portraits
Giuseppe Mazzini

Giuseppe Mazzini

1805-1872
Italian patriot
Sitter in 6 portraits
David Mitchell

David Mitchell

1969-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

1689-1762
Writer and traveller
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Edward Wortley Montagu

Edward Wortley Montagu

1713-1776
Writer and traveller; son of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Sitter in 5 portraits
Yves Montand

Yves Montand

1921-1991
Actor and singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

1887-1976
Field Marshal
Sitter in 49 portraits
Anton Mosimann

Anton Mosimann

1947-
Chef, writer and food entrepreneur
Sitter in 2 portraits
Oswald Mosley

Oswald Mosley

1896-1980
Founder of the British Union of Fascists and politician; MP for Harrow and Smethwick
Sitter in 21 portraits
Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini

1883-1945
Fascist dictator
Sitter in 2 portraits
Horatio Nelson

Horatio Nelson

1758-1805
Vice-Admiral and victor of Trafalgar
Sitter in 85 portraits