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Flora Lion (1878-1958)

Artist of 10 portraits
Flora Lion was a portrait, landscape and genre painter and lithographer. She studied at St John's Wood School of Art (1894), the Royal Academy Schools (1895-9), and at the Académie Julian in Paris 1899-1900. She exhibited her work at the Royal Academy from 1900. Lion had a long career painting portraits of the distinguished and socially prominent, and also produced landscapes, murals and lithographs. During the First World War, she was commissioned to paint factory scenes of the home front.

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6943

Walter Crane

by Flora Lion
crayon, 1911
NPG 6943

3951

Sir Edward German

by Flora Lion
lithograph, circa 1912
NPG 3951

3972

Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

by Flora Lion
pencil and chalk, circa 1912
NPG 3972

4102

Irene Vanbrugh

by Flora Lion
lithograph, 1913
NPG 4102

6313

Gilbert Frankau

by Flora Lion
oil on canvas, 1923
NPG 6313