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Novelists and authors


1705 People in group

Dannie Abse

Dannie Abse

1923-2014
Poet; doctor; author and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd

1949-
Novelist, biographer and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard George Adams

Richard George Adams

1920-2016
Novelist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Monica Ali

Monica Ali

1967-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Margery Allingham

Margery Allingham

1904-1966
Crime writer and novelist
Sitter in 48 portraits
Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

1922-1995
Novelist
Sitter in 32 portraits
Martin Amis

Martin Amis

1949-
Novelist; son of Sir Kingsley Amis
Sitter in 22 portraits
Sir Norman Angell

Sir Norman Angell

1872-1967
Peace campaigner and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; journalist; author; lecturer; Labour politician; MP for Bradford North
Sitter in 20 portraits
Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

1940-
Politician, author and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage

1963-
Poet, playwright, librettist and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
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
W.V. Awdry

W.V. Awdry

1911-1997
Clergyman; author of 'Thomas the Tank Engine' series
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Baddiel

David Baddiel

1964-
Comedian, novelist and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

1889-1981
Novelist and playwright; wife of Sir Roderick Jones; daughter of Arthur Bagnold
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Dame Beryl Bainbridge

Dame Beryl Bainbridge

1932-2010
Novelist and actress
Sitter in 6 portraits
James Baldwin

James Baldwin

1924-1987
Writer and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
J.G. Ballard

J.G. Ballard

1930-2009
Novelist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac

1799-1850
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Pat Barker

Pat Barker

1943-
Novelist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Julian Patrick Barnes

Julian Patrick Barnes

1946-
Author
Sitter in 8 portraits
J.M. Barrie

J.M. Barrie

1860-1937
Writer and author of 'Peter Pan'
Sitter in 20 portraits | Artist associated with 37 portraits
H.E. Bates

H.E. Bates

1905-1974
Writer and novelist
Sitter in 43 portraits
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 110 portraits
Isabella Beeton (Mrs Beeton)

Isabella Beeton (Mrs Beeton)

1836-1865
Author of the 'Book of Household Management'
Sitter in 3 portraits
Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

1640-1689
Dramatist, novelist and spy
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc

1870-1953
Author and poet
Sitter associated with 17 portraits
Arnold Bennett

Arnold Bennett

1867-1931
Author and journalist
Sitter in 33 portraits
E.F. Benson

E.F. Benson

1867-1940
Novelist
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sir Walter Besant

Sir Walter Besant

1836-1901
Novelist and campaigner for authors' rights
Sitter in 6 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
Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen

1899-1973
Novelist and writer
Sitter in 20 portraits
Rosie Boycott

Rosie Boycott

1951-
Editor, journalist and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

1932-2000
Novelist and critic
Sitter in 4 portraits
Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs

1934-
Author and illustrator
Sitter in 4 portraits
Anne Brontë

Anne Brontë

1820-1849
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë

1816-1855
Novelist
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë

1818-1848
Novelist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Charlie Brooker

Charlie Brooker

1971-
Critic, journalist, author and television presenter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner

1928-2016
Novelist and art historian
Sitter in 5 portraits
John Bunyan

John Bunyan

1628-1688
Author of 'The Pilgrim's Progress'
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess

1917-1993
Novelist and critic; composer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke

1729-1797
Statesman; orator; author
Sitter associated with 106 portraits
Cerrie Burnell

Cerrie Burnell

1979-
Actress, singer, playwright, author and television presenter
Sitter in 1 portrait
William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs

1914-1997
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
A.S. Byatt

A.S. Byatt

1936-
Novelist, critic and editor
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir (Thomas Henry) Hall Caine

Sir (Thomas Henry) Hall Caine

1853-1931
Novelist
Sitter in 27 portraits
Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

1832-1898
Photographer and author of 'Alice in Wonderland'
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 62 portraits
Angela Olive Carter

Angela Olive Carter

1940-1992
Novelist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Dame Barbara Hamilton Cartland

Dame Barbara Hamilton Cartland

1901-2000
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 14 portraits
Nick Cave

Nick Cave

1957-
Musician and author; founding member of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds; singer for The Birthday Party
Sitter in 1 portrait
Basil Champneys

Basil Champneys

1842-1935
Architect and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton

1874-1936
Poet, novelist and critic
Sitter in 75 portraits
Tracy Chevalier

Tracy Chevalier

1962-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Winston Spencer Churchill

Winston Spencer Churchill

1940-2010
Politician, author and journalist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

1917-2008
Scientist, writer and author of science fiction
Sitter in 2 portraits
Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

1934-2016
Singer, songwriter and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins

1937-2015
Novelist; sister of Joan Collins
Sitter in 6 portraits
Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins

1824-1889
Novelist
Sitter in 24 portraits