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1347 People in group:

Profession; Writers and critics

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

1917-2008
Scientist, writer and author of science fiction
Sitter in 2 portraits

William Cobbett

1763-1835
Journalist, agriculturalist and politician; MP for Oldham
Sitter associated with 55 portraits

Quentin Crisp

1908-1999
Writer
Sitter in 20 portraits

Roald Dahl

1916-1990
Writer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Frances d'Arblay ('Fanny Burney')

1752-1840
Diarist and novelist; daughter of Charles Burney
Sitter in 5 portraits

Mary Delany (née Granville)

1700-1788
Memoir and letter writer
Sitter in 4 portraits | Artist associated with 3 portraits

Thomas de Quincey

1785-1859
Writer; author of 'Confessions of an Opium Eater'
Sitter in 4 portraits

Daphne Du Maurier

1907-1989
Writer
Sitter in 22 portraits

Gerald Durrell

1925-1995
Zoologist and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Richard Lovell Edgeworth

1744-1817
Writer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Evelyn

1620-1706
Diarist and virtuoso
Sitter associated with 13 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits

Ford Madox Ford

1873-1939
Writer and critic
Sitter in 2 portraits

Nancy Mitford

1904-1973
Writer and biographer
Sitter in 25 portraits

Roger Fry

1866-1934
Critic and painter
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist of 5 portraits

David Garnett

1892-1981
Writer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Elizabeth Gaskell

1810-1865
Novelist, short-story writer and biographer of Charlotte Brontë
Sitter in 4 portraits

William Ewart Gladstone

1809-1898
Prime Minister and writer
Sitter associated with 315 portraits

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749-1832
German poet and writer
Sitter in 4 portraits

Oliver Goldsmith

1728-1774
Writer
Sitter in 10 portraits

Robert Graves

1895-1985
Poet and writer
Sitter associated with 35 portraits