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707 People in group:

Profession; Poets

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits

W.H. Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits

William Blake

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

Rupert Brooke

1887-1915
Poet
Sitter in 21 portraits

Robert Burns

1759-1796
Poet
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

1788-1824
Poet
Sitter in 35 portraits

Geoffrey Chaucer

1340?-1400
Poet
Sitter in 22 portraits

G.K. Chesterton

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1772-1834
Poet
Sitter in 10 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

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 14 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

D.H. Lawrence

1885-1930
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 18 portraits

John Milton

1608-1674
Poet
Sitter associated with 72 portraits

William Morris

1834-1896
Poet, craftsman and socialist
Sitter in 67 portraits

Wilfred Owen

1893-1918
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Alexander Pope

1688-1744
Poet
Sitter associated with 44 portraits

Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

1554-1618
Soldier, sailor, poet and writer
Sitter in 48 portraits

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1828-1882
Painter and poet
Sitter in 29 portraits | Artist associated with 22 portraits

Siegfried Sassoon

1886-1967
Poet and prose writer
Sitter in 85 portraits

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

1771-1832
Novelist and poet
Sitter associated with 45 portraits

William Shakespeare

1564-1616
Dramatist and poet
Sitter associated with 96 portraits

Percy Bysshe Shelley

1792-1822
Poet
Sitter associated with 8 portraits

Edith Sitwell

1887-1964
Poet
Sitter in 56 portraits

Sir John Collings Squire

1884-1958
Poet and literary editor
Sitter in 12 portraits

Stephen Tennant

1906-1987
Poet, decorator and aesthete
Sitter in 11 portraits

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

1809-1892
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 94 portraits

Edward Thomas

1878-1917
Poet and critic
Sitter in 6 portraits

(Gladys) Mary Wilson (née Baldwin), Lady Wilson of Rievaulx

1916-
Poet; wife of Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx; daughter of Daniel Baldwin
Sitter in 5 portraits

William Wordsworth

1770-1850
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 23 portraits

W.B. Yeats

1865-1939
Poet and dramatist; son of John Butler Yeats
Sitter in 59 portraits