She is lightly and delicately drawn.
Portrait of Naomi Mitchison by Wyndham Lewis, 19301932
© Wyndham Lewis and the estate of the late Mrs G A Wyndham Lewis by kind permission of the Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust (a registered charity)
- Pencil & wash on paper
- 46 x 36 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,701 ( Total: £12,613)
- Acquired in:
- Lyon & Turnbull
Depicted sitting, wearing a dress with cut-away sleeves with a scallop at the shoulder, held together with a gold brooch at the waist. Her hair is close to the head in tight coils. Also known as 'The Tragic Muse'.
Naomi Mitchison; writer's family since 1999.