© Wyndham Lewis and the estate of the late Mrs G A Wyndham Lewis by kind permission of the Wyndham Lewis Memorial Trust (a registered charity)
by Wyndham Lewis
pencil and wash, 1923
15 3/4 in. x 11 3/8 in. (400 mm x 289 mm)
Given by the sitter's brother, Sir (Francis) Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, 5th Bt, 1965
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- (Percy) Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), Painter and novelist. Artist associated with 39 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
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- Clerk, Honor, The Sitwells, 1994 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 14 October - 22 January 1995), p. 102 Read entry
This later drawing by Lewis shows Edith with the hair-style familiar from Guevara's portrait. Uncharacteristically, she is wearing a flapper's bandeau, which may have inspired Maisie Gay's head-dress in 'The Swiss Family Whittlebot' sketch.
- Edwards, Paul, Wyndham Lewis Portraits, 2008 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 3 July to 19 October 2008), p. 44
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 567