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The Sitwells and the arts of the 1920s and 1930s

National Portrait Gallery, London

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Published by National Portrait Gallery Publications in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Sitwell family -- Exhibitions.,
    • Sitwell family -- Art patronage -- Exhibitions.,
    • Arts, English -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art patronage -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[co-ordinated and edited by Joanna Skipwith ; assisted by Katie Bent].
      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsSkipwith, Joanna., Bent, Katie., National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNX543 .S57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL889944M
      ISBN 10185514140X, 1855141418
      LC Control Number95179721
      OCLC/WorldCa33473666

      Osbert Sitwell, Sir Francis Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, Bt. (6 December – 4 May ) was an English poet, novelist, memoirist and controversialist on behalf of the arts. Osbert Sitwell, his brother Sacheverell and his sister Edith were among the most conspicuous figures in the British artistic world of the s and s.


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Edith Sitwell was born in Yorkshire, England in Her collections of poetry include Green Song and Other Poems (), Variations on a Theme (), Façade (), The Wooden Pegasus (), and The Mother and Other Poems ().Sitwell’s early work was often experimental, creating melody, using striking conceits, new rhythms, and confusing private allusions.

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‘The Three Sitwells: A Study of That Trio of Ornaments of English Life and Letters’, Vanity Fair, p. She had three desires bubbling at the heart of her choice, to write a book, paint a picture and climb a mountain before she died.

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Allen. Sitwell, Edith (–)Major 20th-century British poet, awarded the title of "Dame" in recognition of her literary achievements, who was co-creator, with Sir William Walton, of the groundbreaking music and poetry "entertainment" entitled Facade. Pronunciation: SIT-well. Source for information on Sitwell, Edith (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary.

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Edith Sitwell. Monaco: Lyrebird Press. James D. Brophy. Edith Sitwell: The Symbolist Order. Southern Illinois University Press. Honor Clerk (editor). The Sitwells and the Arts of the s and s.

University of Texas Press. Geoffrey Elborn. Edith Sitwell: A Biography. London: Sheldon Press. Richard Fifoot. Tilda Swinton Transforms Again, Into the Legendary Eccentric Edith Sitwell included in the book The Sitwells and the Arts of the s and s.

The Sitwells and the Arts of the s and s: National Portrait Gallery, London (Who's Who in Art & Society Between the Wars): ISBN (. Living in London throughout the s and early s, in the era of the "Bright Young Things," Moffat produced stylish photographic portraits of leading figures in high society, theatre and the arts, including Cecil Beaton, the Sitwells, Nancy Cunard, Lady Diana Cooper, Tallulah Bankhead and.

Art critic, esthete and exponent of modernist and Italian baroque painting in England. Sitwell was the son of Sir George Reresby (fourth baronet of) Sitwell (), a writer on gardens, and Lady Ida Emily Augusta Denison (Sitwell) (c. His family was distracted by legal issues resulting in his mother's debts for which she was eventually imprisoned.

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The Sitwells and the Arts of the s and s. 2nd ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, Martin, Robert K. "Edith Sitwell." Materials relating to The Atlantic Book of British and American Poetry, A Several depictions of Edith Sitwell are included in the Ransom Center Art Collection, including works by Zdzislaw Czermanski, Nina.

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urn:taro: Sitwell, Sacheverell: An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Text converted by SPI Content Sciences Inc., July Finding aid written in English. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin Sitwell, Sacheverell, The Sacheverell Sitwell Collection contains an extensive sampling of his.

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Lawrence over his publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover (). All three Sitwells were prolific writers, but they are best remembered as cultural icons due to their style and personality.

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