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22 September 2016


This painting by Rex Whistler could have been on the Post two weeks ago when we had a Rex Whistler ‘week’ but here it is now: ‘Edith Olivier On a Day Bed at the Rear of Daye House’ 1941. It was used to illustrate a review of the book about Rex and Edith, A Curious Friendship, here. The friendship was indeed curious (she was 32 years older than him) but fascinating, warm and admirable.

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