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5884 people matching these criteria:

- role matching 'sitter'
- profession 'Literature, Journalism and Publishing'

Dannie Abse

Dannie Abse

1923-2014
Poet; doctor; author and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Leo Abse

Leo Abse

1917-2008
Lawyer, writer and Labour politician; MP for Pontypool and Torfaen
Sitter in 11 portraits
Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd

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

Douglas Adams

1952-2001
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard George Adams

Richard George Adams

1920-2016
Novelist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

1672-1719
Essayist and poet
Sitter in 24 portraits
Sir Max Aitken

Sir Max Aitken

1910-1985
Newspaper publisher; President of Express Newspapers; son of 1st Baron Beaverbrook
Sitter in 5 portraits
Jonathan William Patrick Aitken

Jonathan William Patrick Aitken

1942-
Company director, politician and newspaper columnist and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Monica Ali

Monica Ali

1967-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali

1943-
Student activist; writer and film producer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Lily Allen

Lily Allen

1985-
Singer and songwriter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Woody Allen

Woody Allen

1935-
Actor, writer and film director
Sitter in 1 portrait
Margery Allingham

Margery Allingham

1904-1966
Crime writer and novelist
Sitter in 48 portraits
William Allingham

William Allingham

1824-1889
Poet
Sitter in 3 portraits
Barbara Amiel

Barbara Amiel

1940-
Journalist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
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
Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

1805-1875
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Clive Stuart Anderson

Clive Stuart Anderson

1952-
Comedian, radio and television writer and presenter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Eamonn Andrews

Eamonn Andrews

1922-1987
Television compere, broadcaster and writer
Sitter in 3 portraits