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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.

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Dora Carrington

by Dora Carrington
pencil, circa 1910
On display in Room 34 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6736

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Lady Ottoline Morrell with friends

possibly by Philip Edward Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1916
NPG Ax140547

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Garsington visitors

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
NPG Ax140551

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Garsington visitors

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
NPG Ax140551a

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Lytton Strachey; Dora Carrington

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1920s
NPG Ax24020

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Dora Carrington

by (Giles) Lytton Strachey, or by Reginald Sherring ('Ralph') Partridge
vintage snapshot print, 1920
NPG x138042

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Dora Carrington

by (Giles) Lytton Strachey, or by Reginald Sherring ('Ralph') Partridge
vintage snapshot print, 1920
NPG x138043

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Dora Carrington

by Unknown photographer
bromide snapshot print, 1920s
NPG x13074

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Dora Carrington; Saxon Arnold Sydney-Turner; Ralph Partridge; Lytton Strachey

by Frances Catherine Partridge (née Marshall)
vintage snapshot print, 1926-1927
NPG x13137