Artwork Title: Dame Edith Sitwell - Artist Name: Pavel Tchelitchev

Dame Edith Sitwell

Pavel Tchelitchev

"It was in 1927, at a gathering in the American expatriot and social lioness Gertrude Stein's Parisian salon that Sitwell first met the surrealist painter Pavel Tchelitchew, or "Pavlik." Without knowing it at the time, history shows us that Pavel was both Edith’s most important, yet most unfulfilling, relationship of her long life. At first Sitwell felt that Tchelitchew was an amazing kindred spirit, albeit..."
female portrait

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