JOPLING, Louise. 19201



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Louise Jopling-Rowe’, to “Dear Sir Edwin”, inviting him to breakfast on Sunday. A good one page example, 7 x 4 inches. 3 Pembroke Road, Kensington, 10 June 1894. Louise Jane Jopling (née Goode, later Rowe) (1843 – 1933), English painter of the Victorian era, and one of the most prominent women artists of her generation. Louise Jopling was a long-term supporter of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage, and active in feminist causes. She served as a vice-president of the Healthy and Artistic Dress Union, a short-lived organisation promoting dress reform during the 1890s and early 1900s. She published a book of art instruction, and an autobiography, Twenty Years of My Life. She also wrote some poetry and journalism.