Louisa Emily (Louis) Thomson Biography

Louisa Emily (Louis) Thomson




Louis Thomson was the signing name for Louisa Emily Thomson, who was born in Kandy, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1883. She studied art in Rome and London, finally settling in England. She learned lithography from Ernest Jackson and joined the Senefelder Club. Thomson created both monochrome and color lithographs and worked in etching as well. She was a member of the Los Angeles-based Printmakers of California society. 

Thomson exhibited her prints at the Royal Academy and the Society of Women Artists. She died in 1962 in England.