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Bloomsbury Group and Strachey family portraits by Ray Strachey, oil on board, 1920s-30s


61 Portraits in set

61 portraits of Bloomsbury figures and members of the Strachey family, painted in oil on board by amateur artist Ray Strachey (sister-in-law of Lytton Strachey). The collection includes a number of self-portraits. Strachey started to paint her family and friends after she was given a box of oil paints at the age of forty. Given by the artist’s daughter Barbara Halpern, 1989

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Vanessa Bell, by Ray Strachey - NPG D204

Vanessa Bell

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1920s?
NPG D204

Christopher Strachey, by Ray Strachey - NPG D234

Christopher Strachey

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1923
NPG D234

Alda von Anrep, by Ray Strachey - NPG D201

Alda von Anrep

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D201

Bernard Berenson, by Ray Strachey - NPG D205

Bernard Berenson

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D205

Mary Berenson (née Smith), by Ray Strachey - NPG D206

Mary Berenson (née Smith)

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D206

Blanche Athena Clough, by Ray Strachey - NPG D212

Blanche Athena Clough

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D212

Blanche Athena Clough, by Ray Strachey - NPG D213

Blanche Athena Clough

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D213

Nando Della Stuta, by Ray Strachey - NPG D214

Nando Della Stuta

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D214

Wolf Halpern, by Ray Strachey - NPG D216

Wolf Halpern

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D216

Elisabetta ('Nicky') Mariano, by Ray Strachey - NPG D218

Elisabetta ('Nicky') Mariano

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D218

Carlo Placci, by Ray Strachey - NPG D219

Carlo Placci

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D219

Karin Stephen, by Ray Strachey - NPG D229

Karin Stephen

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D229

Julia Frances Strachey, by Ray Strachey - NPG D235

Julia Frances Strachey

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, 1925-1937
NPG D235

Lytton Strachey, by Ray Strachey - NPG D236

Lytton Strachey

by Ray Strachey
oil on board, circa 1925-1930
NPG D236