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1346 People in group:

Profession; Writers and critics

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits

Hans Christian Andersen

1805-1875
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits

Anna Letitia Barbauld (née Aikin)

1743-1825
Poet and writer
Sitter in 6 portraits

J.M. Barrie

1860-1937
Writer and author of 'Peter Pan'
Sitter in 21 portraits | Artist associated with 37 portraits

H.E. Bates

1905-1974
Writer and novelist
Sitter in 43 portraits

Cecil Beaton

1904-1980
Photographer, designer and writer
Sitter associated with 354 portraits | Artist associated with 1088 portraits

William (Thomas) Beckford

1760-1844
Writer, collector and eccentric dilettante
Sitter in 2 portraits

Clive Bell

1881-1964
Art critic
Sitter in 29 portraits

Björk

1965-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 2 portraits

Enid Blyton

1897-1968
Children's writer
Sitter in 7 portraits

James Boswell

1740-1795
Biographer of Dr Johnson
Sitter associated with 16 portraits

André Breton

1896-1966
Poet and critic
Sitter in 7 portraits

Vera Brittain

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

Frances Hodgson Burnett

1849-1924
Children's writer
Sitter in 2 portraits

Sir Richard Francis Burton

1821-1890
Explorer and writer
Sitter in 8 portraits

A.S. Byatt

1936-
Novelist, critic and editor
Sitter in 8 portraits

Thomas Carlyle

1795-1881
Historian and essayist
Sitter associated with 82 portraits

G.K. Chesterton

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

Agatha Christie

1890-1976
Writer; former wife of Archibald Christie,and later wife of Sir Max Mallowan
Sitter in 26 portraits