14 of 16 portraits of Doris Lessing
by Ben Murphy
C-type colour print, March 1999
14 1/8 in. x 11 3/8 in. (360 mm x 290 mm)
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In her home in North London.
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- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (sitter's home, North London)
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