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Georgian poets


33 People in sitter grouping:

Georgian Poetry was a series of 5 anthologies published between 1911 and 1922 by Harold Edward Monro and edited by Edward Marsh. The title of the anthologies reflected the accession of George V and the dawn of a new, poetic age. Those considered to be Georgian poets were strictly defined by having their work published in one of the anthologies. Poets including Walter de la Mare and Siegfried Sassoon were motivated by the desire to make poetry more accessible to the wider public. With a lyrical and romantic view, many poets looked to the countryside for inspiration and material. Despite their progressive aspirations, many of the poets associated with the group were still working within the confines of the Victorian era and later became associated with a romantic conservatism.

Edmund Blunden

Edmund Blunden

1896-1974
Poet, writer and teacher
Sitter in 22 portraits
Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke

1887-1915
Poet
Sitter in 20 portraits
G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton

1874-1936
Poet, novelist and critic
Sitter in 74 portraits
Walter de la Mare

Walter de la Mare

1873-1956
Poet and writer
Sitter in 64 portraits
Robert Graves

Robert Graves

1895-1985
Poet and writer
Sitter associated with 37 portraits
D.H. Lawrence

D.H. Lawrence

1885-1930
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 18 portraits
Isaac Rosenberg

Isaac Rosenberg

1890-1918
Painter and poet
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Vita Sackville-West

Vita Sackville-West

1892-1962
Writer and gardener; wife of Sir Harold Nicolson
Sitter associated with 28 portraits
Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried Sassoon

1886-1967
Poet and prose writer
Sitter in 86 portraits
Lascelles Abercrombie

Lascelles Abercrombie

1881-1938
Poet and critic
Sitter in 2 portraits
Raymond Asquith

Raymond Asquith

1878-1916
Scholar and army officer; son of Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith
Sitter in 2 portraits
Maurice Baring

Maurice Baring

1874-1945
Poet and author
Sitter in 13 portraits
Gordon Bottomley

Gordon Bottomley

1874-1948
Poet and dramatist
Sitter in 17 portraits
William Henry Davies

William Henry Davies

1871-1940
Poet
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Drinkwater

John Drinkwater

1882-1937
Poet and playwright
Sitter in 17 portraits
John Freeman

John Freeman

1880-1929
Poet
Sitter in 2 portraits
Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

1878-1962
Poet
Sitter in 17 portraits
Ralph Hodgson

Ralph Hodgson

1871-1962
Poet
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sir Edward Howard Marsh

Sir Edward Howard Marsh

1872-1953
Civil servant, scholar and patron of the arts
Sitter in 22 portraits
John Masefield

John Masefield

1878-1967
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 36 portraits