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Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi

1813-1901
Opera composer
Sitter in 4 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Paolo Veronese

1528-1588
Painter
Artist associated with 1 portrait
Paule Vézelay

Paule Vézelay

1892-1984
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Leonardo da Vinci

1452-1519
Painter and inventor
Artist associated with 3 portraits
Sir William Turner Walton

Sir William Turner Walton

1902-1983
Composer
Sitter in 26 portraits
George Frederic Watts

George Frederic Watts

1817-1904
Painter and sculptor
Sitter in 43 portraits | Artist associated with 91 portraits
Philip Barker Webb

Philip Barker Webb

1793-1854
Botanist and traveller
Sitter in 1 portrait
Benjamin West

Benjamin West

1738-1820
History painter and President of the Royal Academy
Sitter associated with 43 portraits | Artist associated with 39 portraits
Joseph Wilton

Joseph Wilton

1722-1803
Sculptor
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 7 portraits
Humbert Wolfe

Humbert Wolfe

1886-1940
Poet and civil servant
Sitter in 23 portraits
Franco Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli

1923-2019
Film director; Opera and theatrical producer; Italian senator
Sitter in 2 portraits
Johan Joseph Zoffany

Johan Joseph Zoffany

1733-1810
Painter of portraits and conversation pieces
Sitter associated with 11 portraits | Artist associated with 46 portraits
Jacapo Aconcio (Jacopus Acontius)

Jacapo Aconcio (Jacopus Acontius)

circa 1520-1566 or 1567
Theologian and military engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alfredo Acton

Alfredo Acton

1867-1934
Chief of General Staff of Italian Navy Fleet and Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir John Francis Edward Acton, 6th Bt

Sir John Francis Edward Acton, 6th Bt

1736-1811
Prime Minister of Naples
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

George Gammon Adams

1821-1898
Sculptor
Artist associated with 22 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Adams-Acton

1830-1910
Sculptor
Artist of 4 portraits
Sir Frank Ezra Adcock

Sir Frank Ezra Adcock

1886-1968
Historian of Greece and Rome
Sitter in 6 portraits
Ferdinando d'Adda

Ferdinando d'Adda

1649-1719
Cardinal and Papal Legate
Sitter in 3 portraits
Pope Adrian IV (Nicholas Breakspear)

Pope Adrian IV (Nicholas Breakspear)

circa 1100-1159
Pope 1154-1159
Sitter in 1 portrait
Pope Adrian V (Ottobuono de' Fieschi)

Pope Adrian V (Ottobuono de' Fieschi)

circa 1205-1276
Pope 1276
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mimi Aguglia-Ferrau

Mimi Aguglia-Ferrau

1884-1970
Actress
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

William Aikman

1682-1731
Portrait painter
Artist associated with 29 portraits
David William Stanley Ogilvy, 8th Earl of Airlie

David William Stanley Ogilvy, 8th Earl of Airlie

1856-1900
Landowner and army officer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Licia Albanese

Licia Albanese

1913-2014
Italian soprano opera singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Francesco Albani

1578-1660
Artist
Artist associated with 2 portraits
Emma Albani

Emma Albani

1847-1930
Soprano
Sitter in 12 portraits
Emma Albertazzi (née Howson)

Emma Albertazzi (née Howson)

1813-1847
Singer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Guglielmo Degli Alberti

Guglielmo Degli Alberti

Sitter in 1 portrait
Marietta Alboni, Countess Pepoli (née Maria Anna Marzia)

Marietta Alboni, Countess Pepoli (née Maria Anna Marzia)

1823-1894
Opera singer
Sitter associated with 8 portraits
Giambattista Albrizzi

Giambattista Albrizzi

1698-1777
Italian publisher and journalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Giovanni Aldini

Giovanni Aldini

1762-1834
Italian experimental philosopher and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ulisse Aldrovandi

Ulisse Aldrovandi

1522-1605
Italian naturalist, collector and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nigel Clinton Alers-Hankey

Nigel Clinton Alers-Hankey

1912-1941
Pilot officer; son of Eric Alers-Hankey
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Fratelli D'Alessandri

active 1858-1930
Photographer
Artist of 41 portraits
Pope Alexander III (Rolando Bandinelli)

Pope Alexander III (Rolando Bandinelli)

circa 1105-1181
Pope 1159-1181
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Vittorio Alfieri

1749-1803
Poet
Sitter in 3 portraits
Prince Ali Khan

Prince Ali Khan

Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Fratelli Alinari

active 1850s-1890s
Photographers
Artist of 12 portraits