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Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I

1533-1603
Reigned 1558-1603
Sitter associated with 135 portraits
John Evelyn

John Evelyn

1620-1706
Diarist and virtuoso
Sitter associated with 13 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits
Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday

1791-1867
Scientist
Sitter in 28 portraits
Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe)

Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe)

1756-1837
Famous beauty; morganatic wife of George IV
Sitter in 25 portraits
Margot Fonteyn

Margot Fonteyn

1919-1991
Ballet dancer
Sitter in 50 portraits
Charles Burgess Fry

Charles Burgess Fry

1872-1956
Cricketer and journalist
Sitter in 15 portraits
David Garnett

David Garnett

1892-1981
Writer
Sitter in 6 portraits
King George II

King George II

1683-1760
Reigned 1727-60
Sitter associated with 58 portraits
James Gibbs

James Gibbs

1682-1754
Architect
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford

1732-1792
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 64 portraits
Justin David Hawkins

Justin David Hawkins

1975-
Musician; member of The Darkness
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mike Hawthorn

Mike Hawthorn

1929-1959
Racing driver
Sitter in 4 portraits
David Hemmings

David Hemmings

1941-2003
Actor
Sitter in 2 portraits
King Henry VIII

King Henry VIII

1491-1547
Reigned 1509-47
Sitter associated with 98 portraits
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker

1817-1911
Botanist
Sitter in 14 portraits
David Arthur Russell Howell, Baron Howell of Guildford

David Arthur Russell Howell, Baron Howell of Guildford

1936-
Journalist, economist and politician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley

1894-1963
Novelist
Sitter in 114 portraits
Gertrude Jekyll

Gertrude Jekyll

1843-1932
Horticulturalist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Kent

William Kent

1685?-1748
Architect, painter and landscape gardener
Sitter associated with 8 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Louis-Philippe I, King of the French

Louis-Philippe I, King of the French

1773-1850
King of France 1830-1848
Sitter associated with 22 portraits

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