My favourite painting: Roxanna Panufnik

Roxanna Panufnik says: ‘My godfather Andre Dzierzynski gave me this painting when I was six months old. ‘The two lonely trees are in memory of his godfather and the Catholic…

Sir Thomas More, 1527, by Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8–1543). 29in by 23in, painted in 1527 in oil on oak. Part of the Frick Collection, New York, USA (Photographed by Michael Bodycomb)

My favourite painting: Sir Tim Rice

Tim Rice chooses Holbein's iconic portrait of the ill-fated Thomas More, one of Henry VIII's most important advisors before he fell out of favour.

The Hay Wain, 1821 (oil on canvas) by Constable, John (1776-1837); 130.2x185.4 cm; National Gallery, London. (Photograph:

My Favourite Painting: Sir Jim Paice

Sir Jim Paice, chairman of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, makes his choice – and it's one of the undisputed classic images of the English countryside.