Portrait of Naomi Mitchison by Wyndham Lewis

She is lightly and delicately drawn.

Details

Medium:
Pencil & wash on paper
Dimensions:
46 x 36 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,701 ( Total: £12,613)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
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'.

Provenance

Naomi Mitchison; writer's family since 1999.

Venue details

City Art Centre 2 Market Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1DE 01315 293 993 www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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