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1254 People in group: Profession; Writers and critics

Riccardo Aragno

1915-2003
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Harriet Arbuthnot (née Fane)

1793-1834
Diarist and friend of Wellington
Sitter associated with 3 portraits

William Archer

1856-1924
Critic and journalist
Sitter in 10 portraits

Neil Richard Ardley

1937-2004
Composer, musician and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Matthew Arnold

1822-1888
Poet, writer and inspector of schools
Sitter in 17 portraits

Hugo Arnot

1749-1786
Writer and advocate
Sitter in 6 portraits

Russell Ash

1946-2010
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Jane Asher

1946-
Actress and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Lena Ashwell (née Lena Margaret Pocock, later Lady Simson)

1872-1957
Actress, theatre manager, producer and writer; wife of Sir Henry John Forbes Simson; daughter of Charles Ashwell Boteler Pocock
Sitter in 19 portraits

Ellen (née Peel), Lady Askwith

died 1962
Writer, sub-editor and war worker; former wife of Henry Graham and wife of 1st Baron Askwith; daughter of Archibald Peel
Sitter in 4 portraits

Hon. Betty Ellen Askwith

1909-1995
Writer; daughter of 1st Baron Askwith
Sitter in 15 portraits

Naim Ibrahim Attallah

1931-
Book publisher, magazine proprietor and writer, producer of plays, films and television documentaries
Sitter in 2 portraits

Stacy Aumonier

1877-1928
Writer
Sitter in 13 portraits

William Austin

1627 or 1628-before 1677
Classical scholar and verse writer
Sitter in 3 portraits

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, politician; MP for Maidstone and London University, scientist and writer
Sitter in 23 portraits

Richard Ayton

1786-1823
Dramatist and miscellaneous writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Henry Christopher Bailey

1878-1961
Detective story writer
Sitter in 8 portraits

David Baker (Augustine Baker)

1575-1641
Benedictine monk, ecclesiastical historian and writer
Sitter in 4 portraits

David Erskine Baker

1730-1767
Writer on the drama
Sitter in 1 portrait

Joan Bakewell

1933-
Broadcaster and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits