Search the Collection
709 People in group:

Profession; Poets

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits

Jean Arp

1886-1966
Sculptor, painter, collagist, printmaker and poet
Sitter in 7 portraits

W.H. Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits

Anna Letitia Barbauld (née Aikin)

1743-1825
Poet and writer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Hilaire Belloc

1870-1953
Author and poet
Sitter associated with 17 portraits

Sir John Betjeman

1906-1984
Poet Laureate, writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 41 portraits

William Blake

1757-1827
Visionary poet and painter
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits

André Breton

1896-1966
Poet and critic
Sitter in 7 portraits

Rupert Brooke

1887-1915
Poet
Sitter in 21 portraits

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

1806-1861
Poet; wife of Robert Browning
Sitter in 7 portraits

Robert Browning

1812-1889
Poet; husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sitter in 52 portraits

Robert Burns

1759-1796
Poet
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

1788-1824
Poet
Sitter in 35 portraits

Thomas Chatterton

1752-1770
Poet
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

Geoffrey Chaucer

1340?-1400
Poet
Sitter in 22 portraits

G.K. Chesterton

1874-1936
Poet, novelist and critic
Sitter in 74 portraits

John Clare

1793-1864
Poet
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Jean Cocteau

1889-1963
Poet, playwright and film-director; Artist
Sitter in 10 portraits

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772-1834
Poet
Sitter in 10 portraits

Erasmus Darwin

1731-1802
Physician and poet
Sitter in 8 portraits