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Gertrude Hermes (1901-1983), Artist

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 5 portraits
Sculptor, printmaker and painter; member of the London Group (from 1935); taught extensively in London art schools; worked with her husband, Blair Hughes-Stanton on wood engravings for The Pilgrim's Progress (Cresset Press, 1926). Hermes worked in a variety of materials and produced architectural sculpture for several buildings, including the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, 1930.

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Pamela Lyndon Travers

by Gertrude Hermes
bronze bust, circa 1942
NPG 5888


Gertrude Hermes

by Gertrude Hermes
wood engraving, 1949
NPG 6002


David Emery Gascoyne

by Gertrude Hermes
bronze bust, 1956
NPG 5971


Maxwell Fry

by Gertrude Hermes
bronze head, 1965
NPG 5969


Sir Michael Kemp Tippett

by Gertrude Hermes
bronze head, 1966
NPG 5970