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710 People in group:

Profession; Poets

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits

Jean Arp

1886-1966
Sculptor, painter, collagist, printmaker and poet
Sitter in 7 portraits

W.H. Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits

Anna Letitia Barbauld (née Aikin)

1743-1825
Poet and writer
Sitter in 6 portraits

Hilaire Belloc

1870-1953
Author and poet
Sitter associated with 17 portraits

Sir John Betjeman

1906-1984
Poet Laureate, writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 41 portraits

William Blake

1757-1827
Visionary poet and painter
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits

André Breton

1896-1966
Poet and critic
Sitter in 7 portraits

Rupert Brooke

1887-1915
Poet
Sitter in 21 portraits

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

1806-1861
Poet; wife of Robert Browning
Sitter in 7 portraits

Robert Browning

1812-1889
Poet; husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sitter in 52 portraits

Robert Burns

1759-1796
Poet
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

1788-1824
Poet
Sitter in 35 portraits

Thomas Chatterton

1752-1770
Poet
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

Geoffrey Chaucer

1340?-1400
Poet
Sitter in 22 portraits

G.K. Chesterton

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

John Clare

1793-1864
Poet
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Jean Cocteau

1889-1963
Poet, playwright and film-director; Artist
Sitter in 10 portraits

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772-1834
Poet
Sitter in 10 portraits

Erasmus Darwin

1731-1802
Physician and poet
Sitter in 8 portraits

Cecil Day-Lewis

1904-1972
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 54 portraits

Walter de la Mare

1873-1956
Poet and writer
Sitter in 64 portraits

John Donne

1572-1631
Poet and divine
Sitter associated with 21 portraits

John Dryden

1631-1700
Dramatist and Poet Laureate
Sitter associated with 31 portraits

T.S. Eliot

1888-1965
Poet
Sitter in 66 portraits

John Gay

1685-1732
Poet and dramatist
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

1836-1911
Poet, dramatist and librettist of the 'Savoy' operas
Sitter associated with 12 portraits

Robert Graves

1895-1985
Poet and writer
Sitter associated with 37 portraits

Thomas Gray

1716-1771
Classical scholar and poet
Sitter in 14 portraits

Thomas Hardy

1840-1928
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 60 portraits

Seamus Heaney

1939-2013
Poet and Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 24 portraits

A.E. Housman

1859-1936
Poet and classical scholar
Sitter in 4 portraits

Ted Hughes

1930-1998
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 15 portraits

Samuel Johnson

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

James Joyce

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

John Keats

1795-1821
Poet
Sitter in 15 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits

Rudyard Kipling

1865-1936
Writer and poet
Sitter associated with 39 portraits

Charles Lamb

1775-1834
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 11 portraits

Philip Larkin

1922-1985
Poet and novelist
Sitter in 6 portraits

D.H. Lawrence

1885-1930
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 18 portraits