Dame Muriel Spark(1918-2006), Novelist
Dame Muriel Sarah Spark (née Camberg)
Sitter in 11 portraits
Author; won Observer short story competition (1951); first novel, The Comforters (1957) followed by poems, plays and many other novels, including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961).
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below