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784 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 102 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 associated with 94 portraits

E. M. Forster

1879-1970
Novelist
Sitter in 40 portraits

Thomas Hardy

1840-1928
Novelist and poet
Sitter associated with 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 associated with 22 portraits

Arthur Applin

died 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)

died 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

Ruby Mildred Ayres

1883-1955
Romantic novelist
Sitter in 15 portraits

Francis Evans ('F.E') Bailey

Author
Sitter in 18 portraits

Philip James Bailey

1816-1902
Barrister, poet and author
Sitter in 3 portraits

Dame Beryl Bainbridge

1932-2010
Novelist and actress
Sitter in 6 portraits

Nigel Balchin

1908-1970
Novelist
Sitter in 8 portraits

James Arthur Baldwin

1924-1987
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait

Lady Frances Balfour

1858-1931
Churchwoman, suffragist and author; wife of Eustace James Anthony Balfour; daughter of 8th Duke of Argyll
Sitter in 4 portraits

Robert Michael Ballantyne

1825-1894
Author of 'Stories for Boys'
Sitter in 1 portrait

J.G. Ballard

1930-2009
Novelist
Sitter in 6 portraits

Verity Bargate

1940-1981
Novelist and theatre director; Founder of the Soho Theatre
Sitter in 1 portrait

Richard Harris Barham

1788-1845
Author of 'The Ingoldsby Legends'
Sitter in 1 portrait

Nicola Barker

1966-
Author
Sitter in 1 portrait

Lady Anne Barnard (née Lindsay)

1750-1825
Author
Sitter in 1 portrait

Julian Patrick Barnes

1946-
Author
Sitter in 8 portraits

J.M. Barrie

1860-1937
Writer and author of 'Peter Pan'
Sitter in 20 portraits | Artist associated with 37 portraits

Sir (Dunbar) Plunket Barton, 1st Bt

1853-1937
Politician, MP for Mid Armagh, author and judge
Sitter in 5 portraits

H.E. Bates

1905-1974
Writer and novelist
Sitter in 43 portraits

Constance (née de Rothschild), Lady Battersea

1843-1931
Philanthropist and author; wife of 1st Baron Battersea; daughter of Sir Anthony Nathan de Rothschild, 1st Bt
Sitter in 17 portraits

Sybille Bedford

1911-2006
Novelist, travel writer and biographer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Isabella Mary Beeton (née Mayson)

1836-1865
Author of the 'Book of Household Management'; known as 'Mrs Beeton'
Sitter in 3 portraits