The youngest of the three girls was christened Sylvia Kingsley after Holman Hunt
's painting Valentine Rescuing Sylvia from Proteus (an illustration to Shakespeare
's Two Gentlemen of Verona), but the spelling was changed...
Hunt's memoirs concentrate predominantly on her creative associations with writers and painters, and her love-affair with writer Ford Madox Ford
during the years between 1908 and 1915.
Hunt, Violet. I Have This to Say. Boni and Liveright, 1926.
Hunt refers to Ford by his...
and her sister Silvia Hunt (later Fogg-Elliot)
helped with the 's immensely popular versions of fairy tales from many lands and ages which Andrew Lang
published this year as The Blue Fairy Book.
Belford, Barbara. Violet. Simon and Schuster, 1990.
Wealth and Poverty
Her death prompted a legal battle over her estate. VH
's sisters, Venetia
, contested the will in an attempt to exclude her from her share of the £23,589 estate. They disapproved of...