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A.S. Byatt (1936-), Novelist and critic

Dame Antonia Susan ('A.S.') Byatt

Sitter in 7 portraits
Novelist, critic and editor. The author of a number of works, including The Virgin in the Garden (1978), Possession (winner of the 1990 Booker Prize, four collections of short stories: Sugar and other Stories (1987), The Matisse Stories (1994), The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye (1995) and Elementals (1998) and Little Black Book of Stories (2003). Her interests extend to art and art history, literary and social history, and philosophy, all of which feature in her novels.

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A.S. Byatt

by Patrick Heron
charcoal, 1995
NPG 6414a


A.S. Byatt

by Fay Godwin
bromide print, circa 1971
NPG x12944


A.S. Byatt

by Mark Gerson
modern bromide print, June 1992
NPG x88206


A.S. Byatt; Patrick Heron

by Charles Robert Saumarez Smith
resin print, circa 1995
NPG x87732


A.S. Byatt

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, 29 October 1997
NPG x126410


A.S. Byatt

by Tara Heinemann
bromide fibre print, 1986
NPG x30984