Gertrude Lewis

Date of birth: 1871 — Date of death: 1955

The subject of two portraits by Edward Burne-Jones (1878-80 and 1883). Gertrude or Gertie Lewis was the second child and elder daughter of George Lewis (1833-1911), a well-known society solicitor, and his wife Elizabeth. The family associated both socially and professionally with many artists including Whistler and Oscar Wilde. They were particularly close friends of Edward Burne-Jones and his family.