Sir Simon Schama(1945-), Historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
British Historian and author; taught at Oxford and Harvard and is currently Professor of Humanities at Columbia University, New York; works include The Embarassment of Riches, 1987, Citizens, 1989 and Landscape and Memory, 1995.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
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