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Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

1554-1618
Soldier, sailor, poet and writer
Sitter in 48 portraits
Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

1874-1922
Antarctic explorer
Sitter in 17 portraits
Fiona Shaw

Fiona Shaw

1958-
Actress and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw

1856-1950
Playwright
Sitter in 147 portraits | Artist associated with 8 portraits
Sir Martin Archer Shee

Sir Martin Archer Shee

1769-1850
Portrait painter and President of the Royal Academy
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist associated with 88 portraits
Sir Hans Sloane, Bt

Sir Hans Sloane, Bt

1660-1753
Physician and collector
Sitter in 8 portraits
Alexis Benoît Soyer

Alexis Benoît Soyer

1810-1858
Cook and writer of cookery books
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele

1672-1729
Dramatist and essayist
Sitter in 33 portraits
Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne

1713-1768
Writer and divine; author of 'Tristram Shandy'
Sitter in 16 portraits
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

1593-1641
Statesman
Sitter associated with 109 portraits
Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift

1667-1745
Satirist and divine
Sitter in 26 portraits
Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope

1815-1882
Novelist
Sitter associated with 27 portraits
Adam Walker

Adam Walker

1731-1821
Inventor and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

1769-1852
Field Marshal and Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 448 portraits
Rex Whistler

Rex Whistler

1905-1944
Painter and designer
Sitter in 24 portraits | Artist of 6 portraits
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

1854-1900
Wit and dramatist
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Peg Woffington

Peg Woffington

1720?-1760
Actress
Sitter associated with 20 portraits
Jack Yeats

Jack Yeats

1871-1957
Artist
Sitter in 17 portraits
W.B. Yeats

W.B. Yeats

1865-1939
Poet and dramatist; son of John Butler Yeats
Sitter in 59 portraits
Sir Ralph Abercromby

Sir Ralph Abercromby

1734-1801
General
Sitter in 15 portraits