Jessica Dismorr was a painter and illustrator.
She was born in 1885 in
She went on to study at the Slade School of Art in
In 1913, Dismorr met the Vorticist artist Percy Wyndham Lewis, they became very close friends. She was one of only two women to be members of the Vorticist movement.
At the outbreak of the First World War, she travelled to
She continued to paint and exhibit after the war, painting portraits of poets in her studio on King's Road in
On 19 August 1939 she committed suicide.