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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Eileen Marion Lavery, ??-1935

Nationality: English
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: 1935.07.18
Place of Death: St Leonards on Sea

Identity:

Eileen Marion Lavery was the daughter of the painter John Lavery and his wife. She married John Dickinson in 1890 and, later, in 1919, William Francis Forbes-Sempill (d. 1934), and became Lady Sempill.

Life:

JW admired her as a child and considered painting her.

Bibliography:

Times, London, 22 July 1935, p. 1; Dictionary of National Biography, on-line edition (accessed 4 June 2004).