Flora Lion

English (1878 - 1958)
Flora Lion Flora Drummond, 1879 - 1949. Suffragette 1936 © The Estate of the Artist

Biography

Born 1878
Died 1958
Nationality English
Birth place London
Death place London

Flora Lion was born London to English and French parents. She attended the Royal Academy of Art from 1895-9 before travelling to Paris to study at the Academie Julian, from 1899-1900. During the First World War she was commissioned to paint factory scenes in Leeds and Bradford, to record the effort of the home front. Lion painted a variety of subjects including portraits, genre and landscape. She exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.