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1322 People in group:

Profession; Writers and critics

Frances Evelyn ('Daisy') Greville (née Maynard), Countess of Warwick

1861-1938
Society beauty and socialist writer; wife of 5th Earl of Warwick
Sitter associated with 42 portraits

Mary Wollstonecraft

1759-1797
Writer and feminist; wife of William Godwin
Sitter in 6 portraits

Virginia Woolf

1882-1941
Novelist and critic; sister of Vanessa Bell
Sitter in 63 portraits

Gilbert Abbott à Beckett

1811-1856
Comic writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Leo Abse

1917-2008
Lawyer, writer and Labour politician; MP for Pontypool and Torfaen
Sitter in 11 portraits

Joe Randolph Ackerley

1896-1967
Writer and editor
Sitter in 7 portraits

Alexander Adam

1741-1809
Rector of High School in Edinburgh; writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Douglas Adams

1952-2001
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sarah Flower Adams

1805-1848
Poet and hymn writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

James Evershed Agate

1877-1947
Drama critic
Sitter in 21 portraits

Robert Fordyce Aickman

1914-1981
Short-story writer, editor, author, novelist
Sitter in 4 portraits

Alfred Ainger

1837-1904
Writer, humorist and divine
Sitter in 2 portraits

(Edward Godfree) Richard Aldington

1892-1962
Poet, critic and novelist
Sitter in 9 portraits

Giovanni Aldini

1762-1834
Italian experimental philosopher and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

(Charles) Grant Blairfindie Allen

1848-1899
Writer on science and novelist
Sitter in 4 portraits

Margery Allingham

1904-1966
Crime writer and novelist
Sitter in 48 portraits

George Alsop

born 1638
Writer
Sitter in 5 portraits

Colin Robert Amery

1944-
Architectural writer, critic and historian; former Director of the World Monuments Fund in Britain
Sitter in 2 portraits

Leopold Stennett Amery

1873-1955
Politician; Secretary of State for India and writer
Sitter in 24 portraits

Nicholas Amhurst

1697-1742
Poet and political writer; 'Caleb D'Anvers'
Sitter in 2 portraits