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Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

(1894-1972), Writer; daughter of Alice Keppel

Sitter in 29 portraits
The daughter of the Edwardian socialite Alice Keppel, Violet Trefusis was the author of a number of works written both in French and English, including the novels Sortie de Secours (1929), Echo (1931) and a book of reminiscences, Don't Look Round (1952). From 1918-1921 she was the lover of Vita Sackville-West, an account of which is fictionalised in Virginia Woolf's Orlando, where Trefusis appears as the Russian Princess Sasha.

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Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Jacques-Emile Blanche - NPG 5229

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Jacques-Emile Blanche
oil on canvas, 1926
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5229

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by (Arthur) Derek Hill - NPG 5934

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by (Arthur) Derek Hill
oil on cardboard, 1945
NPG 5934

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel); Alice Frederica Keppel (née Edmonstone), printed by Tony White, after  Alice Hughes - NPG x76714

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel); Alice Frederica Keppel (née Edmonstone)

printed by Tony White, after Alice Hughes
platinum copy print, 1994 (1899)
NPG x76714

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Bertram Park - NPG x76715

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Bertram Park
vintage bromide print, late 1920s
NPG x76715

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75942

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75942

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75944

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75944

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel); Derek Coventry Patmore, by Francis Goodman - NPG x75945

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel); Derek Coventry Patmore

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75945

Derek Coventry Patmore; Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75946

Derek Coventry Patmore; Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75946

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75947

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75947

Derek Coventry Patmore; Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75949

Derek Coventry Patmore; Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75949

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75950

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75950

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75948

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75948

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75941

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75941

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x75881

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 21 September 1950
NPG x75881

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Francis Goodman - NPG x76875

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 21 September 1950
NPG x76875

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Foto Agenzia Marchiori - NPG x135369

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Foto Agenzia Marchiori
vintage cream-toned bromide print, 1950s
NPG x135369

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel), by Pamela Chandler - NPG x88819

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1952
NPG x88819

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Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75943

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Derek Coventry Patmore; Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75951

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