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708 People in group:

Profession; Poets

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits

W.H. Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits

William Blake

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

Rupert Brooke

1887-1915
Poet
Sitter in 21 portraits

Robert Burns

1759-1796
Poet
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

1788-1824
Poet
Sitter in 35 portraits

Geoffrey Chaucer

1340?-1400
Poet
Sitter in 22 portraits

G.K. Chesterton

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772-1834
Poet
Sitter in 10 portraits

John Donne

1572-1631
Poet and divine
Sitter associated with 21 portraits

John Dryden

1631-1700
Dramatist and Poet Laureate
Sitter associated with 31 portraits

T.S. Eliot

1888-1965
Poet
Sitter in 66 portraits

Thomas Hardy

1840-1928
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 60 portraits

Seamus Heaney

1939-2013
Poet and Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 24 portraits

A.E. Housman

1859-1936
Poet and classical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits

Ted Hughes

1930-1998
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 15 portraits

Samuel Johnson

1709-1784
Poet, critic and lexicographer
Sitter associated with 50 portraits

James Joyce

1882-1941
Novelist, poet and playwright
Sitter in 7 portraits

John Keats

1795-1821
Poet
Sitter in 15 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits

Rudyard Kipling

1865-1936
Writer and poet
Sitter associated with 39 portraits