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Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild

(1936-), Financier and patron of the arts

Nathaniel Charles Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild

Sitter in 6 portraits
Financier and patron of the arts, Lord Rothschild is President of J. Rothschild Holdings, Chairman of Five Arrows Limited and was Chairman of the Heritage Memorial Fund. He was a Trustee of the National Gallery from 1985 to 1991 and became President of the Institute of Jewish Affairs (now the Institute for Jewish Policy Research) in 1992.

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Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1250

Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 29 November 1976
NPG P1250

Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda - NPG P535

Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild

by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda
colour print, 1992
NPG P535

Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, by Lucy Anne Dickens - NPG P948(36)

Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild

by Lucy Anne Dickens
C-type colour print, April 2001
NPG P948(36)

The Donors, by John Goto - NPG x88802

The Donors

by John Goto
MicroPiezo print, 1999-2000
NPG x88802

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