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1287 People in group: Profession; Writers and critics

François Le Vailliant

1753-1824
French scientist, traveller and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Laurens Jans van der Post

1906-1996
Writer, farmer, explorer and conservationist
Sitter in 12 portraits

William Vaughan

1752-1850
Merchant and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Tobias Venner

1577-1660
Medical writer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Voltaire (François Marie Arouet)

1694-1778
Writer, satirist, philosopher and historian
Sitter in 6 portraits

John Barrington Wain

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

Alfred Wainwright

1907-1991
Fell walker, writer and illustrator
Sitter in 1 portrait

Arthur Edward Waite

1857-1942
Occultist and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Priscilla Wakefield

1751-1832
Writer and philanthropist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Adam Walker

1731-1821
Inventor and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits

John Wall

1708-1776
Physician and medical writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Walsh

1662-1708
Poet and critic
Sitter in 3 portraits

Robert Walwynn

active 1660
Religious writer
Sitter in 3 portraits

George Drought Warburton

1816-1857
Writer on Canada
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Warburton

1698-1779
Bishop of Gloucester, critic and writer
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

Humphry Ward

1845-1926
Journalist and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Ward

1679?-1758
Biographer and antiquary
Sitter in 1 portrait

Dame Marina Sarah Warner

1946-
Writer and critic; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter in 4 portraits

Sylvia Townsend Warner

1893-1978
Writer
Sitter in 11 portraits

Sir Thomas Herbert Warren

1853-1930
President of Magdalen College, Oxford and scholar and man of letters
Sitter in 5 portraits