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129 People in sitter grouping: Women writers

Anne Bronte

1820-1849
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Emily Bronte

1818-1848
Novelist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Iris Murdoch

1919-1999
Novelist and philosopher
Sitter in 34 portraits

Edith Sitwell

1887-1964
Poet
Sitter associated with 55 portraits

Virginia Woolf (nee Stephen)

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

Margery Allingham

1904-1966
Crime writer and novelist
Sitter in 48 portraits

Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith (nee Charteris)

1887-1960
Author and Private Secretary to JM Barrie; wife of c; daughter of 11th Earl of Wemyss and March
Sitter in 8 portraits

Diana Athill

1917-
Editor, novelist and memoirist
Sitter associated with 2 portraits

Dame Beryl Bainbridge

1932-2010
Novelist and actress
Sitter in 6 portraits

Anna Letitia Barbauld (nee Aikin)

1743-1825
Poet and writer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Helen De Vere Beauclerk

1892-1969
Writer
Sitter in 9 portraits

Stella Benson (Mrs Anderson)

1892-1933
Novelist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Mary Berry

1763-1852
Writer
Sitter associated with 9 portraits

Janet (nee Mair), Lady Beveridge

1876-1959
Journalist and writer; wife of 1st Baron Beveridge
Sitter in 2 portraits

Maeve Binchy

1940-2012
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Malorie Blackman

1962-
Children's writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

1789-1849
Novelist and beauty; wife of 1st Earl of Blessington
Sitter in 9 portraits

Enid Blyton

1897-1968
Children's writer
Sitter in 7 portraits

Anna Eliza Bray (nee Kempe)

1790-1883
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Angela Brazil

1868-1947
Writer
Sitter in 4 portraits