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Dora Carrington (1893-1932), Artist

Sitter in 17 portraits
Artist associated with 10 portraits
Carrington was an artist associated with the Bloomsbury Group. She studied at the Slade School, where she chose to be known by her surname only. Her works include notable portraits of Lytton Strachey, Gerald Brenan and E.M. Forster (National Portrait Gallery Collection). In 1917 she set up home with Strachey, later joined by Ralph Partridge whom she married in 1921. Following Strachey's death in 1932, she took her own life. Carrington, the award- winning film of her life was made in 1995, and her only retrospective exhibition took place in the same year.