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691 People in group: Profession; Poets

William Blake

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

Robert Burns

1759-1796
Poet
Sitter associated with 10 portraits

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

1788-1824
Poet
Sitter in 33 portraits

T.S. Eliot

1888-1965
Poet
Sitter in 66 portraits

Thomas Hardy

1840-1928
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 59 portraits

Samuel Johnson

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

John Keats

1795-1821
Poet
Sitter in 16 portraits | Artist associated with 2 portraits

Rudyard Kipling

1865-1936
Writer and poet
Sitter associated with 37 portraits

D.H. Lawrence

1885-1930
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 18 portraits

John Milton

1608-1674
Poet
Sitter associated with 70 portraits

William Morris

1834-1896
Poet, craftsman and socialist
Sitter in 66 portraits

Wilfred Owen

1893-1918
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Alexander Pope

1688-1744
Poet
Sitter associated with 44 portraits

Sir Walter Ralegh

1554-1618
Soldier, sailor, poet and writer
Sitter in 47 portraits

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1828-1882
Painter and poet
Sitter in 29 portraits | Artist associated with 22 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 94 portraits

Percy Bysshe Shelley

1792-1822
Poet
Sitter associated with 8 portraits

Edith Sitwell

1887-1964
Poet
Sitter in 55 portraits

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

1809-1892
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 91 portraits

Dannie Abse

1923-
Poet; doctor; author and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits

Sarah Flower Adams

1805-1848
Poet and hymn writer
Sitter in 1 portrait

Fleur Adcock

1934-
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits

John Agard

1949-
Poet, playwright, performer and anthologist
Sitter in 2 portraits

(Charles) Hamilton Aidé

1826-1906
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 2 portraits

Mark Akenside

1721-1770
Poet and physician
Sitter in 4 portraits

(Edward Godfree) Richard Aldington

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

Vittorio Alfieri

1749-1803
Poet
Sitter in 3 portraits

William Allingham

1824-1889
Poet
Sitter in 3 portraits

Gillian Allnutt

1949-
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Al Alvarez (Alfred Alvarez)

1929-
Poet, critic and broadcaster
Sitter in 1 portrait

Nicholas Amhurst

1697-1742
Poet and political writer; 'Caleb D'Anvers'
Sitter in 2 portraits

Christopher Anstey

1724-1805
Poet
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Simon Armitage

1963-
Poet, playwright, librettist and author
Sitter in 1 portrait

John Armstrong

1709-1779
Physician and poet
Sitter in 5 portraits

Sir Edwin Arnold

1832-1904
Poet and journalist
Sitter in 4 portraits

Matthew Arnold

1822-1888
Poet, writer and inspector of schools
Sitter in 17 portraits

Jean Arp

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

Joseph Ashby-Sterry

circa 1835-1917
Painter, novelist and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

W.H. Auden

1907-1973
Poet
Sitter in 43 portraits

Alfred Austin

1835-1913
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 8 portraits

Robert Aylett

1583-1655?
Religious poet
Sitter in 5 portraits

Sir Robert Ayton

1570-1638
Poet and Courtier
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Edmondstoune Aytoun

1813-1865
Poet
Sitter in 3 portraits

Philip James Bailey

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

Rosie Bailey

1932-
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Joanna Baillie

1762-1851
Dramatist and poet
Sitter in 2 portraits

John Codrington Warwick Bampfylde

1754-1796
Poet
Sitter in 3 portraits

Anna Letitia Barbauld (née Aikin)

1743-1825
Poet and writer
Sitter in 6 portraits

George Granville Barker

1913-1991
Poet
Sitter in 11 portraits

Howard Barker

1946-
Playwright and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Barnes

1801-1886
Dorsetshire poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Robert Baron

baptised 1630-1658
Poet and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits

Bernard Barton

1784-1849
Quaker poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

Clifford Bax

1886-1962
Dramatist and poet
Sitter associated with 16 portraits

Taner Baybars

1936-
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

James Beattie

1735-1803
Poet and philosopher
Sitter in 4 portraits

Joseph Beaumont

1616-1699
Poet and college head
Sitter in 1 portrait

Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford

circa 1581-1627
Courtier and patron of the arts
Sitter associated with 8 portraits