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Women writers


152 People in group

Christina Rossetti

Christina Rossetti

1830-1894
Poet
Sitter in 5 portraits
J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling

1965-
Writer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Bernice Rubens

Bernice Rubens

1928-2004
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dorothy Sayers

Dorothy Sayers

1893-1957
Writer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Ann Scott Moncrieff (née Shearer)

Ann Scott Moncrieff (née Shearer)

1914-1943
Writer; wife of George Irving Scott Moncrieff
Sitter in 5 portraits
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Beatrice Kean Seymour

1886-1955
Novelist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Edith Sitwell

Edith Sitwell

1887-1964
Poet
Sitter in 56 portraits
Dodie Smith

Dodie Smith

1896-1990
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Hannah Tatum Smith (née Whitall)

Hannah Tatum Smith (née Whitall)

1832-1911
Evangelist and religious writer
Sitter in 47 portraits
Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith

1975-
Writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Dame Muriel Spark

Dame Muriel Spark

1918-2006
Novelist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein

1874-1946
Writer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Noel Streatfeild

Noel Streatfeild

1895-1986
Novelist and children's writer
Sitter in 17 portraits
Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff

1920-1992
Writer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Geneviève Tabouis

Geneviève Tabouis

1892-1985
Writer, journalist and diplomat
Sitter in 14 portraits
Sue Townsend

Sue Townsend

1946-2014
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Pamela Lyndon Travers

Pamela Lyndon Travers

1899-1996
Children's writer, poet and critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sarah Trimmer

Sarah Trimmer

1741-1810
Evangelist and children's writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope

1943-
Novelist
Sitter in 1 portrait
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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