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708 People in group:

Profession; Poets

Vincent Voiture

1597-1648
French poet
Sitter in 3 portraits

John Barrington Wain

1925-1994
Poet, critic and novelist
Sitter in 9 portraits

Derek Walcott

1930-
St Lucian poet, playwright and theatre director
Sitter in 3 portraits

Arthur David Waley

1889-1966
Poet and translator
Sitter associated with 15 portraits

Edmund Waller

1606-1687
Poet
Sitter in 17 portraits

William Walsh

1662-1708
Poet and critic
Sitter in 3 portraits

Edward Ward

1667-1731
Burlesque poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Thomas Warton the Younger

1728-1790
Literary historian; critic and poet
Sitter in 4 portraits

Samuel Waterhouse

1815-1881
Major in the 2nd West York Regiment and Conservative politician; MP for Pontefract
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir (John) William Watson

1858-1935
Poet
Sitter in 9 portraits

Alaric Alexander Watts

1797-1864
Poet and journalist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Theodore Watts-Dunton

1832-1914
Critic, novelist and poet
Sitter in 3 portraits

Edwin Waugh

1817-1890
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Augusta Webster (née Davies)

1837-1894
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Georg Rudolph Weckherlin

1584-1653
Government official and poet
Sitter in 3 portraits

John Weever

1576-1632
Poet and antiquary
Sitter in 5 portraits

Dorothy Violet Wellesley (née Ashton), Duchess of Wellington

1885-1956
Author, poet and editor; wife of 7th Duke of Wellington
Sitter in 4 portraits

Samuel Wesley the Elder

1662-1735
Divine and poet
Sitter in 3 portraits

Anne Wharton (née Lee)

1659-1685
Poet
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir George Wharton, 1st Bt

1617-1681
Royalist soldier, astrologer and poet
Sitter associated with 18 portraits