Ward, Leslie (1851-1922; English)
Miss Elizabeth Thompson (before 1877?)
Pencil, heightened with pen and ink, c.29.0 x 21.1 cm
Purchased, 1881
National Gallery of Victoria (p.168.10-1) 

This is one of three portrait drawings by Ward (for details, refer linked artist entry) bought from the International Exhibition held in Melbourne in 1881.

For the sitter, known as Lady Butler after her marriage in 1877, see the comments on Thompson Quatre Bras 1875 {1884} NGV [PA].


AR 1881, p.54; NGV 1894, p.107 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 2nd bay, no.20); NGV 1905, p.118 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 2nd bay, no.4) [£10/10]