THOMPSON, Elizabeth. (Lady Butler)

A Manuscript Note recording ñThese are chiefly drawings done after joining the School of Art in 1866 & before. Some Alluded to in my Autobiography.î

Plas Newydd, Nr. Ruthin

8vo., single sheet, holograph, impressed address stamp.


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Elizabeth Thompson (Lady Butler) (1846-1933) was a very important Female Painter who entered the Female School of Art at South Kensington in 1866. She was a specialist painter of historical paintings including Battle Scenes, unusual for a Female Painter in the 19th Century. She married Sir William Francis Butler (1838-1910) from Tipperary and in later life they settled at Bansha Castle, Tipperary in Ireland.