Badass Edgar Allan Poe piece by Lippo!

20 Creative Famous Author Tattoos

jentheripper in Tattoo Ideas

Readers are passionate. When they love a book, they celebrate it with a tattoo. But sometimes, one book is not enough. Some readers are obsessed by authors. Through their readings, they feel a connection between them and these writers, poets and philosophers, even if they are dead. Their quotes are haunting their mind as well as their skins. But they can even get portraits of their favorite authors... Famous author tattoos can recreate photographies, sculptures or paintings as a tribute to the talent and imagination of these authors. But they can also be very creative, and sometimes even odd... But they are all tribute to gorgeous minds and people with fabulous lives, to inspire our own existence. Who is your favorite author? Show us your reader's tattoos! And if you still need inspiration or want to admire the dedication of other bookworms, then check these creative famous author tattoos...

The Queen of Crime on the thigh: Agatha Christie. Please credit the artist.
The Queen of Crime on the thigh: Agatha Christie. Please credit the artist.
Funky Oscar Wilde tattoo by Teresa Sharpe!
Funky Oscar Wilde tattoo by Teresa Sharpe!
Greek philosopher Socrates by Saga.
Greek philosopher Socrates by Saga.
Badass statue tattoos of Socrates and Plato by Rods Jiménez.
Badass statue tattoos of Socrates and Plato by Rods Jiménez.
Impressive graphic sleeve with poet Arthur Rimbaud by Niko Inko.
Impressive graphic sleeve with poet Arthur Rimbaud by Niko Inko.

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Crazy philosopher Nietzsche tattoo by Loreprod!
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Badass Edgar Allan Poe piece by Lippo!
Badass Edgar Allan Poe piece by Lippo!
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Tattoo inspiration? Badass tattooed Shakespeare painted by Mathew McFarren!
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