Leyland, Florence

PAINTER'S MODEL (ENGLAND)
BORN 2 Sep 1859, Liverpool, Lancashire - DIED 22 Jul 1921, London
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (4W (near the Leyland Tomb))

Daughter of Fredeirck Leyland (1831-1902) and Frances Dawson Leyland (1834-1910). Duering the 1870s she frequently posed for the painter Whistler.

In 1884 she married the painter Valentine Prinsep. They had three sons. After her father's death she came into posession of several Whistler paintings.

Family
• Father: Leyland, Frederick
• Husband: Prinsep, Valentine (1884-1904)

Related persons
• was painted by Whistler, James MacNeill

Sources
• Culbertson, Judi & Tom Randall, Permanent Londoners, Robson Books, London, 1991
Whistler Etchings :: Biography

Images

The grave of Valentine Prinsep at Brompton Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (27 May 2004)

 

The grave of Valentine Prinsep at Brompton Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (27 May 2004)

 


Leyland, Frederick

Published: 15 Oct 2017
Last update: 15 Oct 2017