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Shaun Wylie

Shaun Wylie

1913-2009
Mathematician
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Wyse

John Wyse

1904-1989
Actor
Sitter in 15 portraits
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Basil Alfred Yeaxlee

1883-1967
Educationist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

1977-
Artist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edward Young

Edward Young

1683-1765
Poet
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
(Henry) Melvin Young

(Henry) Melvin Young

1915-1943
Rower and RAF pilot
Sitter in 1 portrait
Count Adam Zamoyski

Count Adam Zamoyski

1949-
Historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Erik) Christopher Zeeman

Sir (Erik) Christopher Zeeman

1925-2016
Mathematician and Principal, Hertford College, Oxford
Sitter in 3 portraits

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