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Sir Edwin Lutyens

Sir Edwin Lutyens

1869-1944
Architect and President of the Royal Academy
Sitter associated with 28 portraits
Kirsty MacColl

Kirsty MacColl

1959-2000
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
John McCririck

John McCririck

1940-2019
Television horse racing pundit
Sitter in 1 portrait
Queen Mary II

Queen Mary II

1662-1694
Reigned with William III 1689-94
Sitter associated with 97 portraits
George Meredith

George Meredith

1828-1909
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 13 portraits
Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan

1965-
Newspaper editor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Stirling Moss

Stirling Moss

1929-2020
Racing driver
Sitter in 12 portraits
Laurence Olivier

Laurence Olivier

1907-1989
Actor, producer and director
Sitter in 114 portraits
Horace Walpole

Horace Walpole

1717-1797
Writer and collector
Sitter associated with 20 portraits
John Piper

John Piper

1903-1992
Artist and writer
Sitter in 59 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Myfanwy Piper (née Evans)

Myfanwy Piper (née Evans)

1911-1997
Art critic and opera librettist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope

1688-1744
Poet
Sitter associated with 46 portraits
Humphry Repton

Humphry Repton

1752-1818
Landscape gardener
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Sir Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff Richard

1940-
Singer and actor
Sitter in 30 portraits
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

1792-1878
Prime Minister and writer; ex-officio Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter associated with 249 portraits
John Russell

John Russell

1745-1806
Portrait painter and pastellist
Sitter associated with 6 portraits | Artist associated with 102 portraits
Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk

Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk

circa 1688-1767
Mistress of George II and architectural patron
Sitter in 9 portraits
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

1517?-1547
Poet
Sitter associated with 23 portraits
Emily Thornberry

Emily Thornberry

1960-
Labour politician; MP for Islington South and Finsbury; barrister
Sitter in 1 portrait
Julian Otto Trevelyan

Julian Otto Trevelyan

1910-1988
Painter and etcher
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist of 3 portraits

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