Gertrude Hermes

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Gertrude Hermes, by Gertrude Hermes, 1949 - NPG 6002 - © Simon Hughes-Stanton & Judith Russell

© Simon Hughes-Stanton & Judith Russell

Gertrude Hermes

by Gertrude Hermes
wood engraving, 1949
8 in. x 6 in. (203 mm x 152 mm) plate size
Given by Lloyd Tyrell-Kenyon, 5th Baron Kenyon, 1988
Primary Collection
NPG 6002

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  • Gertrude Hermes (1901-1983), Artist. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 5 portraits.

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  • Gertrude Hermes (1901-1983), Artist. Artist of 5 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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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). In 1964, along with Anne Redpath and Dame Laura Knight, Hermes was invited to dinner at the Aseembly Rooms by the Royal Academy thus breaking a masculine tradition of 196 years.

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