Fanny Leyland

Impression: Art Institute of Chicago
Art Institute of Chicago
Number: 135
Date: 1874
Medium: drypoint
Size: 197 x 134 mm
Signed: butterfly at left (2-final)
Inscribed: 'Fanny Leyland' at upper left
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 6
Known impressions: 12
Catalogues: K.108; M.107; T.77; W.94
Impressions taken from this plate  (12)
Fanny Leyland probably dates from 1874. The butterfly signature is consistent with this date. Furthermore, it was first exhibited in October 1874. 1

1: Liverpool 1874 (cat. no. 480).

Other portraits of similar or slightly later date include The Little Velvet Dress [119], The Silk Dress [151], Elinor Leyland [137] and Florence Leyland [136].