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Peter I ('The Great')

Peter I ('The Great')

1672-1725
Czar of Russia
Sitter in 3 portraits
Kim Philby

Kim Philby

1912-1988
Spy
Sitter in 2 portraits
Nicolai Poliakoff (Poliakovs) ('Coco the Clown')

Nicolai Poliakoff (Poliakovs) ('Coco the Clown')

1900-1974
Circus performer; known for performing as Coco the clown
Sitter in 3 portraits
Arthur Ransome

Arthur Ransome

1884-1967
Journalist and author
Sitter in 15 portraits
Mstislav Rostropovich

Mstislav Rostropovich

1927-2007
Cellist
Sitter in 7 portraits
Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein

Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein

1829-1894
Pianist and composer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

1874-1922
Antarctic explorer
Sitter in 17 portraits
Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich

1906-1975
Composer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Alan Sillitoe

Alan Sillitoe

1928-2010
Novelist, screenwriter, poet and playwright
Sitter in 8 portraits
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

1882-1971
Composer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir John Kenneth Tavener

Sir John Kenneth Tavener

1944-2013
Composer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Alan John Percivale Taylor

Alan John Percivale Taylor

1906-1990
Historian and journalist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Pavel Tchelitchew

Pavel Tchelitchew

1898-1957
Surrealist painter
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits
Count Leo Tolstoy

Count Leo Tolstoy

1828-1910
Russian novelist
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

1818-1883
Novelist, poet and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Vassall

John Vassall

1924-1996
Soviet spy
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ossip Zadkine

Ossip Zadkine

1890-1967
Sculptor
Sitter in 8 portraits
Iya (née de Gay), Lady Abdy

Iya (née de Gay), Lady Abdy

1897-1993
Socialite; first wife of Sir Robert Abdy, 5th Bt; daughter of George de Gay
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Kyra Alanova

Kyra Alanova

1902-1965
Dancer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Emma Albani

Emma Albani

1847-1930
Soprano
Sitter in 12 portraits

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