Document ReferenceFor L 2/5/14
TitlePhotograph of a painting of D.H. Lawrence reading 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' to Reginald Turner, Norman Douglas and Pino Orioli, by Collingwood Gee; n.d. [17 Nov. 1927]
Date17 November 1927
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionPhotograph of a painting; a note on the verso identifies the subject of the painting and suggests that the original is somewhere in Italy [n.b. the original is now at The University of Texas].

Date: David Ellis 'D.H. Lawrence A Dying Game, 1922-1930' (Cambridge University Press, 1998) refers to a meeting between Lawrence, Turner, Douglas and Orioli on 17 November 1927; it is assumed that it was this occasion which inspired the painting.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA5442Turner; Reginald (1869-1938); -; known as 'Reggie'; journalist and novelist1869-1938
NA3384Douglas; George Norman (1868-1952); -; novelist and essayist1868-1952
NA3444Orioli; Giuseppe (1884-1942); known as 'Pino'; Italian bookseller and publisher1884-1942
NA5443Gee; Collingwood (fl 1927); artistfl 1927
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