Jopling, Louise (F)

b. 16 November 1843. d. 19 November 1933. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Portrait painter, illustrator, and poet. Born in Manchester. Studied at a state technical school in Paris and Leigh’s School of Art in London. Contributed to *Punch*. Based in London. Established a women’s art school in 1887. First female member of the Royal Society of British Artists (1902). Founded and became president of the Society of Immortals. Member of the Society of Women Artists, the Pastel Society, the Women’s International Art Club, and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Active suffragette; signed the *Declaration in Favour of Women’s Suffrage* (1888). Author of *Hints for Amateurs* (1891) and *Poems* (1913). Friends with Frederick Leighton, Val Prinsep, Kate Perugini, and John Everett and Effie Millais. Married three times: Francis (Frank) Romer in 1861, Joseph Middleton Jopling in 1874, and George William Rowe in 1887. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Sad Ryme of Queen Valentine 1892-03 Atalanta Illustrator 2177