The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Advanced Collection search

Search the Collection

64338 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'

Alexander I, Tsar of Russia

Alexander I, Tsar of Russia

1777-1825
Reigned 1801-25
Sitter in 5 portraits
Alexander II, Emperor of Russia

Alexander II, Emperor of Russia

1818-1881
Reigned 1855-81
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Alexander III, Emperor of Russia

Alexander III, Emperor of Russia

1845-1894
Reigned 1881-94
Sitter in 11 portraits
Douglas Garven Alexander

Douglas Garven Alexander

1967-
Politician; MP and Shadow Foreign Secretary
Sitter in 1 portrait
Queen Alexandra

Queen Alexandra

1844-1925
Queen of Edward VII
Sitter associated with 478 portraits | Artist associated with 10 portraits
Alexandra, Empress of Russia (née Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine)

Alexandra, Empress of Russia (née Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine)

1872-1918
Consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia; daughter of Princess Alice and granddaughter of Queen Victoria
Sitter in 18 portraits
Alfonso XII, King of Spain

Alfonso XII, King of Spain

1857-1885
Reigned 1874-85
Sitter in 2 portraits
Alfonso XIII, King of Spain

Alfonso XIII, King of Spain

1886-1941
Reigned 1886-1931
Sitter in 22 portraits
King Alfred ('The Great')

King Alfred ('The Great')

849-899
King of the West Saxons
Sitter associated with 13 portraits
Prince Alfred

Prince Alfred

1780-1782
Son of George III
Sitter in 4 portraits
Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

1844-1900
Naval officer; second son of Queen Victoria
Sitter associated with 79 portraits
Alfred, Count D'Orsay

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

1801-1852
Amateur artist and man of fashion
Sitter associated with 13 portraits | Artist associated with 266 portraits
Monica Ali

Monica Ali

1967-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

1942-2016
Boxer; heavyweight champion and Olympian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

1943-
Student activist; writer and film producer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

1843-1878
Third child of Queen Victoria; wife of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine
Sitter associated with 111 portraits
Prince Naseem

Prince Naseem

1974-
Boxer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dave Allen

Dave Allen

1936-2005
Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gubby Allen

Gubby Allen

1902-1989
Cricketer and cricket administrator
Sitter in 4 portraits
Lily Allen

Lily Allen

1985-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 2 portraits