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816 People in group:

Profession; Novelists and authors

Kingsley Amis

1922-1995
Novelist
Sitter in 31 portraits

Martin Amis

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

Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith (née Charteris)

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

Jane Austen

1775-1817
Novelist
Sitter associated with 5 portraits

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 107 portraits

Penelope (née Chetwode), Lady Betjeman

1910-1986
Author as 'Penelope Chetwode'; wife of Sir John Betjeman; daughter of 1st Baron Chetwode and 7th Baronet of Oakley
Sitter in 14 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

Lewis Carroll

1832-1898
Photographer and author of 'Alice in Wonderland'
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 59 portraits

G.K. Chesterton

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

Joseph Conrad

1857-1924
Novelist
Sitter in 23 portraits

Charles Dickens

1812-1870
Novelist
Sitter in 95 portraits

George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

1819-1880
Novelist
Sitter associated with 12 portraits

E. M. Forster

1879-1970
Novelist
Sitter in 44 portraits

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits

Graham Greene

1904-1991
Novelist
Sitter in 50 portraits

Thomas Hardy

1840-1928
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 60 portraits

Aldous Huxley

1894-1963
Novelist
Sitter in 113 portraits

Kazuo Ishiguro

1954-
Novelist
Sitter in 5 portraits

Henry James

1843-1916
Novelist
Sitter in 16 portraits

James Joyce

1882-1941
Novelist, poet and playwright
Sitter in 7 portraits

D.H. Lawrence

1885-1930
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 18 portraits

Doris Lessing

1919-2013
Writer
Sitter in 16 portraits

Wyndham Lewis

1882-1957
Painter and novelist
Sitter in 18 portraits | Artist associated with 39 portraits

Christopher Robin Milne

1920-1996
Author and bookseller; son of A.A. Milne
Sitter in 29 portraits

Sir Thomas More

1478-1535
Lord Chancellor, classical scholar, author of 'Utopia' and canonized 1935
Sitter associated with 54 portraits

Iris Murdoch

1919-1999
Novelist and philosopher
Sitter in 35 portraits

Thomas Paine

1737-1809
Author of 'The Rights of Man'
Sitter in 12 portraits

Wenda Parkinson (née Rogerson)

1923-1987
Fashion model; author; wife of Norman Parkinson
Sitter in 15 portraits

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

1771-1832
Novelist and poet
Sitter associated with 45 portraits

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

1797-1851
Novelist; wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Sitter associated with 3 portraits

Robert Louis Stevenson

1850-1894
Novelist and essayist
Sitter associated with 30 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