Florence Leyland

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 136
Date: 1874
Medium: drypoint
Size: 215 x 140 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower right
Inscribed: ' "I am Flo" ' at right (6)
Set/Publication: 'Cancelled Plates', 1879
No. of States: 11
Known impressions: 43
Catalogues: K.110; M.109; T.79; W.96
Impressions taken from this plate  (43)
Florence Leyland probably dates from 1874. The butterfly signature is consistent with this date. Furthermore, it was first exhibited in June 1874. 1

Other portraits of similar date include The Little Velvet Dress [119], The Silk Dress [151], Fanny Leyland [135], Elinor Leyland [137].

1: London Pall Mall 1874 (cat. no. 35).