Portrait of Virginia Woolf by Vanessa Bell

An intimate and revealing portrait, suggestive of Virginia Woolf's invalidism, it was painted before the publication of any of her novels and in the year of her marriage to Leonard Woolf.

Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
40 x 34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,625 ( Total: £34,500; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1988
Vendor:
Anthony d'Offay Gallery

Virginia Woolf disliked sitting for her portrait, and few likelnesses of her exist.

Provenance

Antony d'Offay.

Venue details

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, LONDON London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk

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