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1364 People in group:

Profession; Writers and critics

Hannah More

1745-1833
Religious writer
Sitter in 11 portraits

John Mortimer

1923-2009
Barrister, playwright and writer
Sitter in 12 portraits

John Mortimer

1923-2009
Barrister, playwright and writer
Sitter in 12 portraits

David Niven

1910-1983
Actor, producer and writer
Sitter in 14 portraits

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

1892-1986
Actress and writer; wife of 1st Viscount Norwich; daughter of 8th Duke of Rutland
Sitter associated with 38 portraits

Horace Walpole

1717-1797
Writer and collector
Sitter associated with 20 portraits

George Orwell

1903-1950
Novelist and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait

Roland Penrose

1900-1984
Painter, art collector; WW2 camoufleur and writer on art
Sitter in 15 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait

Samuel Pepys

1633-1703
Diarist and naval administrator
Sitter in 11 portraits

Hester Lynch Piozzi (née Salusbury, later Mrs Thrale)

1741-1821
Writer and friend of Dr Johnson
Sitter in 14 portraits

Edgar Allan Poe

1809-1849
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Beatrix Potter

1866-1943
Children's writer and book illustrator
Sitter in 6 portraits

Enoch Powell

1912-1998
Politician, classical scholar, linguist, and poet
Sitter in 29 portraits

Michael Powell

1905-1990
Film director and writer
Sitter in 8 portraits

J.B. Priestley

1894-1984
Writer
Sitter in 92 portraits

Catherine Douglas (née Hyde), Duchess of Queensberry

1701-1777
Eccentric beauty and patron of writers
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

1554-1618
Soldier, sailor, poet and writer
Sitter in 48 portraits

Herbert Read

1893-1968
Critic, poet and writer on art
Sitter in 17 portraits

Mary Robinson (née Darby)

1756 or 1758-1800
Known as 'Perdita'; writer, actress and mistress of the future George IV
Sitter in 12 portraits

John Ruskin

1819-1900
Writer, artist and social reformer
Sitter associated with 80 portraits