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779 People in group: Profession; Novelists and authors

Ruby Mildred Ayres

1883-1955
Romantic novelist
Sitter in 15 portraits

Francis Evans ('F.E') Bailey

Author
Sitter in 18 portraits

Philip James Bailey

1816-1902
Barrister, poet and author
Sitter in 3 portraits

Dame Beryl Bainbridge

1932-2010
Novelist and actress
Sitter in 6 portraits

Nigel Balchin

1908-1970
Novelist
Sitter in 8 portraits

James Arthur Baldwin

1924-1987
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Lady Frances Balfour

1858-1931
Churchwoman, suffragist and author; wife of Eustace James Anthony Balfour; daughter of 8th Duke of Argyll
Sitter in 4 portraits

Robert Michael Ballantyne

1825-1894
Author of 'Stories for Boys'
Sitter in 1 portrait

J.G. Ballard

1930-2009
Novelist
Sitter in 6 portraits

Verity Bargate

1940-1981
Novelist and theatre director; Founder of the Soho Theatre
Sitter in 1 portrait

Richard Harris Barham

1788-1845
Author of 'The Ingoldsby Legends'
Sitter in 1 portrait

Nicola Barker

1966-
Author
Sitter in 1 portrait

Lady Anne Barnard (nee Lindsay)

1750-1825
Author
Sitter in 1 portrait

Julian Patrick Barnes

1946-
Author
Sitter associated with 8 portraits

J.M. Barrie

1860-1937
Writer and author of 'Peter Pan'
Sitter associated with 20 portraits | Artist associated with 37 portraits

H.E. Bates

1905-1974
Writer and novelist
Sitter in 43 portraits

Constance (nee de Rothschild), Lady Battersea

1843-1931
Philanthropist and author; wife of 1st Baron Battersea; daughter of Sir Anthony Nathan de Rothschild, 1st Bt
Sitter in 17 portraits

Sybille Bedford

1911-2006
Novelist, travel writer and biographer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Isabella Mary Beeton (nee Mayson)

1836-1865
Author of the 'Book of Household Management'; known as 'Mrs Beeton'
Sitter in 3 portraits

Archibald Stansfield ('Grey Owl') Belaney

1888-1938
Nature conservator and author
Sitter in 23 portraits