L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Ladies of leisure, at leisure - a selection of paintings by Sir John Lavery

Mrs. Osler, Cap d'Antibes, 1929.
Lady Astor playing golf at North Berwick, 1921.
The Green Sofa (Mary Auras), 1903.
My Studio Door, Tangier, 1920.
Lady in Red (Mrs. Owen Barton Jones), 1924.
The Hall of Argyll House, Chelsea, London - with Syrie Maugham and Sibyl Colefax, 1930.
Miss Rosemary Hope-Vere and Bacchus, 1929.
Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, 1931. (Study for "Their Majesties' Court, Buckingham Palace", now lost.)
Madame Leo d'Erlanger, 1931. (Study for "Their Majesties' Court, Buckingham Palace", now lost.)
The Red Hat (Lady Lavery, the artist's wife, in a Mayfair Drawing Room), 1925.
In Morocco, 1913.
Lady Lavery, 1922.
Mary Borden and her family at Bisham Abbey, 1925.
Cynthia Zur Nedden, 1931.
A Lady in Black (Jean Ainsworth, Viscountess Massereene and Ferrard), 1917.
Cap d'Ail, 1921.
A Fair Spaniard (Mrs. Gerard Chowne), 1909.
The Spanish Hat (Mrs. Gerard Chowne), 1909.
Mrs. Rosen's Bedroom, 1926.
Alice on Sultan, Tangier, 1913.
Viscountess Castlerosse, Palm Springs, 1938.
Miss Diana Dickinson, the artist's granddaughter, 1934.
Viscountess Wimborne, 1937.


  1. Excellent!

    "In Morocco" is the most unusual of all the Lavery paintings you displayed. Of course it was the right time for Orientalist themes, as seen in the work of Edward Said, Rudolf Ernst, Eugene Delacroix, Ludwig Deutsch etc. But his other ladies of leisure didn't prepare the viewer for Morooco.

  2. Thank you for introducing me to Sir John Lavery. His style is wonderful. I am going to purchase a print now I need to figure out which one to select. Sincerely, Peggy

  3. What wonderful images - intimate yet observational

  4. I love these! Thanks for introducing me to this artist.