David Hume(1711-1776), Philosopher and historian
Sitter in 6 portraits
Author of A Treatise of Human Nature, 1739-40, and other influential works on philosophy. Also known for his History of Great Britain, 1754-62.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.