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Stephanie Cook

Stephanie Cook

1972-
Rower and pentathlete; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell

1599-1658
Lord Protector of England
Sitter associated with 224 portraits
Sir George Howard Darwin

Sir George Howard Darwin

1845-1912
Mathematician and astronomer; son of Charles Darwin
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frank Debenham

Frank Debenham

1883-1965
Geologist; Founder Director of Scott Polar Research Institute
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton

1969-
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Elizabeth de Clare, Lady de Burgh

Elizabeth de Clare, Lady de Burgh

1295-1360
Founder of Clare College, Cambridge
Sitter in 4 portraits
Alfred Charles de Rothschild

Alfred Charles de Rothschild

1842-1918
Banker; Director of the Bank of England; Trustee of the National Gallery and the Wallace Collection; son of Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, Baron de Rothschild
Sitter in 7 portraits
Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal

1964-
Potter and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir James Dewar

Sir James Dewar

1842-1923
Chemist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

1862-1932
Philosopher
Sitter associated with 29 portraits
Jim Ede

Jim Ede

1895-1990
Museum curator and art collector
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards

1925-2013
Medical researcher; pioneer of IVF conception
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Fawcett

Henry Fawcett

1833-1884
Politician, political economist and academic
Sitter in 24 portraits
Dame Millicent Fawcett

Dame Millicent Fawcett

1847-1929
Leader of the constitutional women's suffrage movement and author
Sitter in 14 portraits
E.M. Forster

E.M. Forster

1879-1970
Novelist
Sitter in 45 portraits
Maxwell Fry

Maxwell Fry

1899-1987
Architect, painter and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry

1957-
Actor, comedian and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

1891-1915
Sculptor and draughtsman
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist of 2 portraits
James Gibbs

James Gibbs

1682-1754
Architect
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Dave Gilmour

Dave Gilmour

1946-
Musician; guitarist for Pink Floyd
Sitter in 2 portraits

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