Ormond, Violet

MODEL (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)
BORN 9 Feb 1870, Firenze, Toscana - DIED 26 Mar 1955, Surrey
REAL NAME Sargent, Violet
GRAVE LOCATION Woking, Surrey: Brookwood Cemetery (Plot 035 (the Ring))

Violet Ormond was the sister of the painter John Singer Sargent. She was raised in Florence and studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti. Violet was painted several times by her brother and can be seen on "Morning Walk" (1888).

In 1889 she went to the USA with her brother. Her mother hoped that by travelling she would forget Francis Ormond, but she married him anyway. They had six children that were born in their villa in Sanremo. They also lived at Mallorca and Barcelona before they settled in London at 94 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea.

Related persons
• was painted by Sargent, John Singer
• is brother/sister of Sargent, John Singer

Sources
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Orridge, Ellen Amelia

Published: 23 Dec 2017
Last update: 3 Feb 2019