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Wyndham Lewis

(1882-1957), Painter and novelist

(Percy) Wyndham Lewis

Sitter in 18 portraits
Artist associated with 39 portraits
Artist and writer and the moving spirit behind Vorticism. Lewis joined up as a gunner in March 1916 but was appointed an official war artist for the Canadians in December 1917 and commissioned shortly afterwards by the British War Memorials Committee. His vast painting, A Battery Shelled (1919, Imperial War Museum), marked a retreat from abstraction in his style but was nevertheless highly controversial.

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Ezra Pound, by Wyndham Lewis - NPG 6728

Ezra Pound

by Wyndham Lewis
crayon, 1920
NPG 6728

Edith Sitwell, by Wyndham Lewis - NPG 4464

Edith Sitwell

by Wyndham Lewis
pencil, 1921
NPG 4464

Sir Arthur Bliss, by Wyndham Lewis - NPG 6865

Sir Arthur Bliss

by Wyndham Lewis
pencil, 1922
NPG 6865

Edith Sitwell, by Wyndham Lewis - NPG 4465

Edith Sitwell

by Wyndham Lewis
pencil and wash, 1923
NPG 4465

Wyndham Lewis, by Wyndham Lewis - NPG 4528

Wyndham Lewis

by Wyndham Lewis
ink and wash, 1932
NPG 4528

Leonard Alfred George Strong, by Wyndham Lewis - NPG 5143

Leonard Alfred George Strong

by Wyndham Lewis
pencil and wash, 1932
NPG 5143

Malcolm John MacDonald, by Wyndham Lewis - NPG 5739

Malcolm John MacDonald

by Wyndham Lewis
chalk, 1945
NPG 5739

Anthony Asquith, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32931

Anthony Asquith

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32931

Ivor Gordon Back, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32932

Ivor Gordon Back

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32932

Stella Benson (Mrs Anderson), after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32933

Stella Benson (Mrs Anderson)

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32933

Meyrick Booth, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32934

Meyrick Booth

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32934

G.K. Chesterton, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32935

G.K. Chesterton

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32935

Sir Charles Blake Cochran, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32937

Sir Charles Blake Cochran

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32937

Noël Coward, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32938

Noël Coward

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32938

Martin Cyril D'Arcy, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32939

Martin Cyril D'Arcy

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32939

Thomas Wade Earp, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32940

Thomas Wade Earp

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32940

Margaret Cameron Flower (née Coss), after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32942

Margaret Cameron Flower (née Coss)

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32942

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