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Born March 29~ Dora Carrington

Really like Carrington’s work and was deeply moved reading her relationship with Lytton Strachey in Holroyd’s magnificent biography.

The Misty Miss Christy

Dora de Houghton Carrington (March 29, 1893-March 11, 1932), known generally as Carrington, was an English painter and decorative artist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dora_Carrington

Spanish Boy, the Accordion Player by Dora Carrington
c.1924 / Oil on canvas / 25″x20″ / The Higgins Bedford, Bedford, UK

Dora Carrington on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/dora-carrington/

Further reading:
https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/artists/dora-carrington
https://www.artuk.org/discover/artists/carrington-dora-18931932
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/b/bloomsbury/lifestyle-lives-and-legacy-bloomsbury-group

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