First Previous 1 OF 5 NextLast

Elinor Glyn (née Sutherland)

1 of 5 portraits of Elinor Glyn (née Sutherland)

Elinor Glyn (née Sutherland), by Arnold Mason, 1942 - NPG 4283 - © estate of Arnold Mason / National Portrait Gallery, London

© estate of Arnold Mason / National Portrait Gallery, London

Elinor Glyn (née Sutherland)

by Arnold Mason
oil on canvas, 1942
25 in. x 30 in. (635 mm x 762 mm)
Purchased, 1962
Primary Collection
NPG 4283

Click on the links below to find out more:

Sitterback to top

Artistback to top

  • Arnold Mason (1885-1963). Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 1 portrait.

This portraitback to top

The younger sister of Lady Duff Gordon, the couturier, Elinor Glyn (née Sutherland) was a novelist, screenplay writer and film director. Her first novel, The Visits of Elizabeth (1900), launched her career as a romantic novelist, but she is best known for Three Weeks (1907), through which she achieved fame and notoriety. Married to Clayton Louis Glyn, she had affairs with Lord Curzon and Lord Milner, but her love was unrequited.

Linked publicationsback to top