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783 People in group: Profession; Novelists and authors

Jane Austen

1775-1817
Novelist
Sitter associated with 5 portraits

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 104 portraits

Anne Brontë

1820-1849
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Charlotte Brontë

1816-1855
Novelist
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Emily Brontë

1818-1848
Novelist
Sitter in 3 portraits

Charles Dickens

1812-1870
Novelist
Sitter in 94 portraits

E. M. Forster

1879-1970
Novelist
Sitter in 44 portraits

Thomas Hardy

1840-1928
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 59 portraits

Aldous Huxley

1894-1963
Novelist
Sitter in 112 portraits

Henry James

1843-1916
Novelist
Sitter in 16 portraits

D.H. Lawrence

1885-1930
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 18 portraits

Iris Murdoch

1919-1999
Novelist and philosopher
Sitter in 34 portraits

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

1771-1832
Novelist and poet
Sitter associated with 45 portraits

Robert Louis Stevenson

1850-1894
Novelist and essayist
Sitter associated with 23 portraits

Virginia Woolf

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

Sir Harold Mario Mitchell Acton

1904-1994
Author
Sitter in 5 portraits

Richard George Adams

1920-
Novelist
Sitter in 2 portraits

Herbert Sebastian Agar

1897-1980
American author and publisher
Sitter in 15 portraits

Robert Fordyce Aickman

1914-1981
Short-story writer, editor, author, novelist
Sitter in 4 portraits

John Aikin

1747-1822
Physician and author
Sitter in 3 portraits

William Harrison Ainsworth

1805-1882
Novelist
Sitter in 9 portraits

(Edward Godfree) Richard Aldington

1892-1962
Poet, critic and novelist
Sitter in 9 portraits

Monica Ali

1967-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Archibald Alison

1757-1839
Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral; author of 'Essays on Taste'
Sitter in 3 portraits

Margery Allingham

1904-1966
Crime writer and novelist
Sitter in 48 portraits

Eric Clifford Ambler

1909-1998
Novelist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Kingsley Amis

1922-1995
Novelist
Sitter in 31 portraits

Martin Amis

1949-
Novelist; son of Sir Kingsley Amis
Sitter in 22 portraits

Arthur Applin

1873-1949
Actor, playwright and novelist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

1940-
Politician, author and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits

Reginald Arkell

1872-1959
Author and dramatist
Sitter in 4 portraits

Michael Arlen

1895-1956
Novelist
Sitter in 15 portraits

Fenella Fitzhardinge Armytage (née Berkeley)

1835-1903
Author; wife of Henry Armytage
Sitter in 1 portrait

Jake Arnott

1961-
Author
Sitter in 1 portrait

Roger Ascham

1515-1568
Author and tutor to Elizabeth I (when Princess Elizabeth)
Sitter in 4 portraits

Daisy Ashford

1881-1972
Child author
Sitter in 1 portrait

Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith (née 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

John James Audubon

1785-1851
American ornithologist, author and artist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Christopher Awdry

1940-
Author; son of Wilbert Vere ('W.V.') Awdry
Sitter in 1 portrait

W.V. Awdry

1911-1997
Clergyman; author of 'Thomas the Tank Engine' series
Sitter in 1 portrait