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19 May 2016

Ayers, Duffy, b.1915; Kitty Wilson

So Duffy lived at Great Bardfield from1941-55, bringing up her two children and painting when she could. Then her marriage to Michael Rothenstein ended and in 1959 she married Eric Ayers and moved to the house in Bloomsbury where she still lives. Her Portrait of Kitty Wilson in nurse’s uniform was painted at Great Bardfield in 1945; it’s at the Fry Gallery.

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