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William Godwin

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits
Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian

Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian

1896-1972
Philanthropist and Bon Vivant
Sitter in 11 portraits
Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke

Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke

1690-1764
Lord Chancellor
Sitter associated with 19 portraits
Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

1942-2018
Theoretical Physicist
Sitter in 11 portraits
King Henry VI

King Henry VI

1421-1471
Reigned 1422-61 and 1470-71
Sitter associated with 39 portraits
Antony Hewish

Antony Hewish

1924-
Radio astronomer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Octavia Hill

Octavia Hill

1838-1912
Social reformer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Hobson

Thomas Hobson

1544?-1631
The Cambridge Carrier and perpetrator of 'Hobson's choice'
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

1914-1998
Physiologist
Sitter in 9 portraits
A.E. Housman

A.E. Housman

1859-1936
Poet and classical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits
Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon

Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon

1707-1791
Friend and benefactor of the Methodist movement
Sitter in 5 portraits
Clive James

Clive James

1939-2019
Writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lisa Anne Jardine

Lisa Anne Jardine

1944-2015
Historian and writer; professor of Renaissance Studies, University College London
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir James Hopwood Jeans

Sir James Hopwood Jeans

1877-1946
Mathematician, astronomer and theoretical physicist
Sitter in 19 portraits
Eglantyne Jebb

Eglantyne Jebb

1876-1928
Philanthropist; founder of Save the Children
Sitter in 3 portraits
Katherine of Aragon

Katherine of Aragon

1485-1536
First Queen of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 16 portraits
Sir John Cowdray Kendrew

Sir John Cowdray Kendrew

1917-1997
Molecular biophysicist
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes

John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes

1883-1946
Economist
Sitter in 26 portraits
Sir Aaron Klug

Sir Aaron Klug

1926-
Molecular biologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis

1898-1963
Author
Sitter in 5 portraits

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