8 of 63 portraits of Virginia Woolf
by Stephen Tomlin
lead bust, 1931
16 in. (406 mm) high
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- Virginia Woolf (née Stephen) (1882-1941), Novelist and critic; sister of Vanessa Bell. Sitter in 63 portraits.
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- Stephen Tomlin (1901-1937), Sculptor. Artist of 2 portraits, Sitter associated with 6 portraits.
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Tomlin was associated with Bloomsbury and, in addition to this portrait of Virginia Woolf (for which, unusually, she agreed to sit), he also made a bust of Lytton Strachey.
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On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery