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150 People in group:

Profession; Women writers

Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

1640-1689
Dramatist, novelist and spy
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Enid Blyton

1897-1968
Children's writer
Sitter in 7 portraits

Vera Brittain

1893-1970
Writer, pacifist and feminist
Sitter in 25 portraits

Anne Brontë

1820-1849
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Emily Brontë

1818-1848
Novelist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

A.S. Byatt

1936-
Novelist, critic and editor
Sitter in 8 portraits

Fanny Burney

1752-1840
Diarist and novelist; daughter of Charles Burney
Sitter in 5 portraits

Daphne Du Maurier

1907-1989
Writer
Sitter in 22 portraits

George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

1819-1880
Novelist
Sitter associated with 12 portraits

Elizabeth Gaskell

1810-1865
Novelist, short-story writer and biographer of Charlotte Brontë
Sitter in 4 portraits

Germaine Greer

1939-
Writer and broadcaster; Professor of English and Comparative Studies
Sitter in 9 portraits

Radclyffe Hall

1880-1943
Novelist
Sitter in 10 portraits

P.D. James

1920-2014
Writer and public servant
Sitter in 9 portraits

Doris Lessing

1919-2013
Writer
Sitter in 16 portraits

Katherine Mansfield

1888-1923
Writer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Dame Hilary Mantel

1952-
Novelist and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait

Iris Murdoch

1919-1999
Novelist and philosopher
Sitter in 35 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