SITWELL, EDITH (1887-1964)
PORTRAIT BY MARK GERSON (b. 1921), vintage photograph, silver print, head and shoulders, half turned to the left, both hands held up to her cheeks, signed by Mark Gerson on the mount and inscribed 'London', photographer's stamp on the verso, framed and glazed, size of image 9 ½ x 7 ½ inches (23.5 x 19.5 cm), overall size 15 x 12 ½ inches (39 x 32 cm), undated [but May 1962]
An example of this image is in the National Portrait Gallery; it was illustrated in the catalogue for the exhibition of Mark Gerson's photographs at the Portrait Gallery in 1996 called Literati.
PROVENANCE: Mark Gerson.