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Amélie Rives

Amélie Rives

1863-1945
Novelist and playwright; former wife of John Armstrong Chanler, and later wife of Prince Pierre Troubetzkoy
Sitter in 5 portraits
Susan Charlotte (née Grosvenor), Baroness Tweedsmuir

Susan Charlotte (née Grosvenor), Baroness Tweedsmuir

1882-1977
Writer and Viceregal Consort of Canada; wife of 1st Baron Tweedsmuir; daughter of Norman de l'Aigle Grosvenor
Sitter in 6 portraits
Alison Uttley

Alison Uttley

1884-1976
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Delvalle Elizabeth Rebecca Varley (née Lowry)

Delvalle Elizabeth Rebecca Varley (née Lowry)

1800-1860
Writer on mineralogy and geology; second wife of John Varley
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

1851-1920
Novelist, philanthropist and political lobbyist; wife of (Thomas) Humphry Ward
Sitter in 32 portraits
Fay Weldon

Fay Weldon

1931-
Writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Antonia White

Antonia White

1899-1980
Novelist, critic and translator
Sitter in 7 portraits
Ann Widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe

1947-
Novelist and Conservative politician; privy councillor and MP for Maidstone
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Jacqueline Wilson (née Aitken)

Dame Jacqueline Wilson (née Aitken)

1945-
Children's writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson

1959-
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mary Wondrausch

Mary Wondrausch

1923-2016
Potter and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

1882-1941
Novelist and critic; sister of Vanessa Bell
Sitter in 63 portraits
Charlotte Mary Yonge

Charlotte Mary Yonge

1823-1901
Novelist and children's writer
Sitter in 7 portraits

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