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Dame Carol Ann Duffy

(1955-), Poet Laureate

Sitter in 3 portraits
Poet, playwright and children's writer, Glasgow born Duffy read philosophy at Liverpool University. The success of her first poetry collection Standing Female Nude (1985) was followed by award-winning collections including Selling Manhattan (1988), Mean Time (1993) and Rapture (2005). She was awarded an OBE in 1995 and a CBE in 2001. Duffy is the country's twentieth Poet Laureate, succeeding Andrew Motion on 1 May 2009.

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'Work in Progress',  - NPG 7145

'Work in Progress'

acrylic on paper collaged on panels, 2021-2022
On display in Room 33 on Floor 0 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 7145

Dame Carol Ann Duffy, by Sue Adler - NPG x132388

Dame Carol Ann Duffy

by Sue Adler
digital bromide print, 1990
NPG x132388

Dame Carol Ann Duffy, by Peter Everard Smith - NPG x134329

Dame Carol Ann Duffy

by Peter Everard Smith
chromogenic print, August 2005
NPG x134329


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