by John Gay
bromide fibre print, 1948
11 3/8 in. x 8 7/8 in. (290 mm x 224 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Victoria Mary ('Vita') Sackville-West (1892-1962), Writer and gardener; wife of Sir Harold Nicolson. Sitter in 25 portraits.
Artistback to top
- John Gay (1909-1999), Photographer. Artist of 279 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Gibson, Robin, The Face in the Corner: Animal Portraits from the Collections of the National Portrait Gallery, 1998, p. 80
Exhibitions and displays
- Snowdon: A Life in View
Until 21 June
- Lunchtime Lecture: Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West
19 February, 13:15