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Women writers


152 People in group

Margery Allingham

Margery Allingham

1904-1966
Crime writer and novelist
Sitter in 48 portraits
Diana Athill

Diana Athill

1917-2019
Writer and editor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jane Austen

Jane Austen

1775-1817
Novelist
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Dame Beryl Bainbridge

Dame Beryl Bainbridge

1932-2010
Novelist and actress
Sitter in 6 portraits
Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

1640-1689
Dramatist, novelist and spy
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Mary Berry

Mary Berry

1763-1852
Writer
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy

1940-2012
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

1789-1849
Novelist and beauty; wife of 1st Earl of Blessington
Sitter in 9 portraits
Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton

1897-1968
Children's writer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Vera Brittain

Vera Brittain

1893-1970
Writer, pacifist and feminist
Sitter in 25 portraits
Anne Brontë

Anne Brontë

1820-1849
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë

1818-1848
Novelist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner

1928-2016
Novelist and art historian
Sitter in 5 portraits
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Julie Burchill

1959-
Writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
A.S. Byatt

A.S. Byatt

1936-
Novelist, critic and editor
Sitter in 8 portraits
Angela Olive Carter

Angela Olive Carter

1940-1992
Novelist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Jung Chang

Jung Chang

1952-
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jeanette ('Jennie') Churchill (née Jerome), Lady Randolph Churchill

Jeanette ('Jennie') Churchill (née Jerome), Lady Randolph Churchill

1854-1921
Society hostess and writer
Sitter in 25 portraits