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1254 People in group: Profession; Writers and critics

Cecil Beaton

1904-1980
Photographer, designer and writer
Sitter associated with 349 portraits | Artist associated with 1078 portraits

William Ewart Gladstone

1809-1898
Prime Minister and writer
Sitter associated with 297 portraits

Samuel Johnson

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

Rudyard Kipling

1865-1936
Writer and poet
Sitter associated with 37 portraits

T.E. Lawrence

1888-1935
Known as 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and writer
Sitter in 28 portraits

Horace Walpole

1717-1797
Writer and collector
Sitter associated with 20 portraits

Samuel Pepys

1633-1703
Diarist and naval administrator
Sitter in 11 portraits

Sir Walter Ralegh

1554-1618
Soldier, sailor, poet and writer
Sitter in 47 portraits

Robert Louis Stevenson

1850-1894
Novelist and essayist
Sitter associated with 23 portraits

Lytton Strachey

1880-1932
Critic and biographer; son of Sir Richard Strachey
Sitter in 136 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits

Virginia Woolf

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

Gilbert Abbott à Beckett

1811-1856
Comic writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

James Johnston Abraham

1876-1963
Surgeon and writer
Sitter in 9 portraits

Leo Abse

1917-2008
Politician, lawyer and writer
Sitter in 11 portraits

Joe Randolph Ackerley

1896-1967
Writer and editor
Sitter in 7 portraits

Alexander Adam

1741-1809
Rector of High School in Edinburgh; writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Douglas Adams

1952-2001
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sarah Flower Adams

1805-1848
Poet and hymn writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits

James Evershed Agate

1877-1947
Drama critic
Sitter in 21 portraits