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(Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland (1856-1937), Artist; wife of 8th Duke of Rutland

Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 69 portraits
Never formally trained in art, Violet Manners was one of the first exhibitors at the Grosvenor Gallery when it opened in 1877, and she continued to exhibit extensively throughout her life, including at the Royal Academy and the Fine Art Society. She published a selection of her Portraits of Men and Women, drawings of people in her social circle, in 1900. Manners was one of the central figures of the Souls, a group of aristocrats formed in the 1870s-90s, who came together because of their shared intellectual interests and avant-garde artistic taste.

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5405

Diana, Viscountess Norwich (Lady Diana Cooper)

by (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
pencil, 1906
NPG 5405

D23396

'Miss Madeline Bourke' (possibly Norah Mary Madeleine Lindsay (née Bourke))

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1886
NPG D23396

D23379

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1888
NPG D23379

D23357

Alberta Victoria (née Paget), Countess of Plymouth

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1888
NPG D23357

D23372

Montagu William Lowry Corry, Baron Rowton

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1888
NPG D23372

D20769

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Charles William Sherborn, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
photogravure, 1889 (1888)
NPG D20769

D23353

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1889
NPG D23353

D5893

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1889
NPG D5893

D7482

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

by Charles William Sherborn, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
etching, 1889 (1888)
NPG D7482

D9613

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Charles William Sherborn, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
photogravure, 1889 (1888)
NPG D9613

D23401

Emmeline Mary Elizabeth ('Nina') Cust (née Welby-Gregory)

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1890s
NPG D23401

D23359

Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1890
NPG D23359

D23363

Ignace Jean Paderewski

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1890
NPG D23363

D23382

James Archibald Neil Primrose

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1890
NPG D23382

D34487

Emmeline Mary Elizabeth ('Nina') Cust (née Welby-Gregory)

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1890s
NPG D34487

D42184

Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1890
NPG D42184

D23352

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1891
NPG D23352

D23361

Henry John Brinsley Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1891
NPG D23361

D23362

(Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1891
NPG D23362

D23358

Rudyard Kipling

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1891
NPG D23358