Olga's Gallery

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones

Portrait of Katie Lewis.

1882. Oil on canvas. Private collection. Read Note.

Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Portrait of Katie Lewis.

Katie Lewis. A very Whistlerian picture, a 'harmony in orange', by the artist who sided with Ruskin at the Ruskin-Whistler trial. Katie Lewis was the recipient of the famous 'Letters to Katie' and she was the daughter of Sir George Lewis, an eminent lawyer