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Vita Sackville-West taken by Lord Snowdon

Author and poet Vita Sackville-West taken by Lord Snowdon which feature in the exhibition “Small pleasures must correct great tragedies, therefore of gardens in the midst of war I bold tell.” ― Vita Sackville-West, The Garden.

Vita Sackville-West taken by Lord Snowdon

Author and poet Vita Sackville-West taken by Lord Snowdon which feature in the exhibition “Small pleasures must correct great tragedies, therefore of gardens in the midst of war I bold tell.” ― Vita Sackville-West, The Garden.

Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West at Monk’s House, Sussex (1933)

Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West at Monk’s House, in “A young lady rushed up to me in Pasadena and said she was writing a book about you and me.”- Vita Sackville-West, in a 1933 letter to Virginia Woolf.

Pablo Picasso - Woman and Dog [1962] -

Pablo Picasso - Woman and Dog [1962] -

Henri Matisse, The Window (c.1916) 116cm x 145cm In a letter Matisse described this picture: "Through the window of the drawing room one sees the green of the garden and a black tree trunk, a basket of forget-me-nots on the table, a garden chair and a rug." First and foremost, this is a painting about light. It’s of the interior of a living room. The forms are flattened out. Look at floor near the wastebasket. The brown paintstrokes indicating the interlocking boards of a parquet floor are…

Henri Matisse, The Window (c.1916) 116cm x 145cm In a letter Matisse described this picture: "Through the window of the drawing room one sees the green of the garden and a black tree trunk, a basket of forget-me-nots on the table, a garden chair and a rug." First and foremost, this is a painting about light. It’s of the interior of a living room. The forms are flattened out. Look at floor near the wastebasket. The brown paintstrokes indicating the interlocking boards of a parquet floor are…

Virginia Woolf (née Stephen), by Lady Ottoline Morrell, June 1926 - NPG - © National Portrait Gallery, London

dks pinboard trails~*~Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others. Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

Pablo Picasso and his lover Dora Maar

Pablo Picasso and his lover Dora Maar

Vita Sackville-West; Sir Desmond MacCarthy; Harold Nicolson (1925)

Vita Sackville-West in with Desmond McCarthy and her husband Harold Nicolson.