Marie Tempest(1864-1942), Actress
Dame Marie Tempest (Mary Susan Etherington)
Sitter in 33 portraits
Actress; studied at the Royal Academy of Music under Manuel Garcia; after a successful career in opera and musical comedy as 'Becky Sharp' in 1901; became the leading comedienne of her day and performed new works by Barrie, Maugham and Coward known for her elegance and meticulous performances.
after George Whitelaw
colour relief halftone, published 29 May 1935