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A.S. Byatt

(1936-2023), Novelist, critic and editor

Dame Antonia Susan ('A.S.') Byatt

Sitter in 8 portraits
Internationally renowned for her novels and short-stories, Byatt was also a critic and essayist, writing on art and literary history and philosophy. Her novels included The Virgin in the Garden (1978) the first in the Frederica quartet, the Booker Prize-winning Possession (1990), five collections of short stories:Sugar and other Stories (1987), The Matisse Stories (1994), The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye (1995), Elementals (1998), and Little Black Book of Stories (2003), The Biographer's Tale (2000) and Ragnarok: The End of the Gods (2011). Byatt was appointed Dame in 1999.

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A.S. Byatt, by Patrick Heron - NPG 6414a

A.S. Byatt

by Patrick Heron
charcoal, 1995
NPG 6414a

A.S. Byatt, by Tara Heinemann - NPG x30984

A.S. Byatt

by Tara Heinemann
bromide fibre print, 1986
NPG x30984

A.S. Byatt, by Mark Gerson - NPG x88206

A.S. Byatt

by Mark Gerson
modern bromide print, June 1992
NPG x88206

A.S. Byatt; Patrick Heron, by Sir Charles Robert Saumarez Smith - NPG x87732

A.S. Byatt; Patrick Heron

by Sir Charles Robert Saumarez Smith
resin print, circa 1995
NPG x87732

A.S. Byatt, by Norman McBeath - NPG x126410

A.S. Byatt

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, 29 October 1997
NPG x126410

A.S. Byatt, by Eamonn McCabe - NPG x199148

A.S. Byatt

by Eamonn McCabe
archival inkjet print, 2009
NPG x199148

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