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5907 people matching these criteria:

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

Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell

1933-
Broadcaster, writer and life peer
Sitter in 5 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
Iain Banks

Iain Banks

1954-2013
Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Clive Barker

Clive Barker

1952-
Writer, artist and film-maker
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Granville Barker

George Granville Barker

1913-1991
Poet
Sitter in 11 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
Lionel Bart

Lionel Bart

1930-1999
Composer, lyricist and playwright
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Baskerville

John Baskerville

1706-1775
Printer and type-designer
Sitter in 1 portrait
H.E. Bates

H.E. Bates

1905-1974
Writer and novelist
Sitter in 43 portraits
Alexander George Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath

Alexander George Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath

1932-
Landowner, artist and writer
Sitter in 10 portraits
Clifford Bax

Clifford Bax

1886-1962
Dramatist and poet
Sitter associated with 16 portraits
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

1804-1881
Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 110 portraits
Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton

1904-1980
Photographer, designer and writer
Sitter associated with 360 portraits | Artist associated with 1112 portraits
William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

1879-1964
Statesman and newspaper proprietor
Sitter in 21 portraits
Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

1906-1989
Playwright
Sitter in 42 portraits