Leo Klin, 1887-1967
Portrait of Lady Kathleen Nina Rollo (1898-1960), Nee Hill
Lady Kathleen Nina Rollo , Nee Hill

"Leo Klin 1926" and further signed by the sitter  "Kathleen Rollo"

pencil and pastel
12 x 16in. (31 x 41in.)


Lady Kathleen Nina Hill was born on 15 September 1898.1 She was the daughter of Arthur Wills John Wellington Trumbull Hill, 6th Marquess of Downshire and Katherine Mary Hare.

She married Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo, son of Hon. Eric Norman Rollo, on 14 February 1917.1 She and Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo were divorced in 1946.

She married, secondly, Lt.-Col. Daniel Vincent Hanson Asquith, son of Bentley Asquith, on 12 December 1949.1 She died on 30 November 1960 at age 62.

From 14 February 1917, her married name became Rollo.2 She was Company Assistant with the Auxiliary Territorial Service.

From 12 December 1949, her married name became Asquith.Child of Lady Kathleen Nina Hill and Captain Hon. William Hereward Charles Rollo

* Primula Susan Rollo+ b. 18 Feb 1918, d. 21 May 19462

Artist biography

Leo Klin 1887-1967, was born in Grodno, Russia where he studied at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, St Petersburg. In England he exhibited widely, including RA, RP, UA, NEAC and throughout the provinces. Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery and Russell-Cotes Art Gallery, Bournemouth hold his work. he lived in London.