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Dora Carrington
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Dora Carrington and Lytton Strachey
Born
Dora de Houghton Carrington

(1893-03-29)29 March 1893
Hereford, England
Died 11 March 1932(1932-03-11) (aged 38)
Education Slade School of Art, University College London
Spanish Landscape with Mountains, by Dora Carrington
Mountain Ranges from Yegen, Andalusia, 1924, by Dora Carrington

Dora de Houghton Carrington (29 March 1893 – 11 March 1932), known generally as Carrington, was an English painter and decorative artist, remembered in part for her association with members of the Bloomsbury Group, especially the writer Lytton Strachey. From her time as an art student, she was known simply by her surname as she considered Dora to be "vulgar and sentimental". She was not well known as a painter during her lifetime, as she rarely exhibited and did not sign her work. She worked for a while at the Omega Workshops, and for the Hogarth Press, designing woodcuts.

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