Mark Gertler

1 portrait

Mark Gertler, possibly by Dora Carrington, circa 1909-1911 - NPG 5431 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Mark Gertler

possibly by Dora Carrington
pencil, circa 1909-1911
16 1/2 in. x 12 1/2 in. (419 mm x 318 mm)
Purchased, 1981
Primary Collection
NPG 5431

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  • Mark Gertler (1891-1939), Painter. Sitter in 99 portraits, Artist of 5 portraits.

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  • Dora Carrington (1893-1932), Artist. Artist associated with 10 portraits, Sitter in 17 portraits.

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Artist: his early work reflects his East End Jewish background; the strongly sculptural quality and 'fauve' colouring of his mature paintings were much admired by the Bloomsbury set with whom he became intimate; committed suicide.

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  • Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 153
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 244

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