Isabelle de Steiger
Isabelle de Steiger (1836–1927) was an early English Theosophist and occultist known for her painting. She was a member of the Theosophical Society, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, and the Anthroposophical Society, and was a close friend of Anna Bonus Kingsford.
Isabelle Lace was born on February 28, 1836 in Liverpool to Joshua Lace, a solicitor. The family had seven children.
She died on January 1, 1927.
Theosophical Society involvement
- On a Gold Basis: A Treatise on Mysticism. London: Philip Wellby. 1907.
- Superhumanity. 1916.
- Memorabilia: Reminiscences of a Woman Artist and Writer. London: Rider & Co., 1927.
- A Suggestive Inquiry into the Hermetic Mystery: With a Dissertation on the More Celebrated of the Alchemical Philosophers Being an Attempt Towards the Recovery of the Ancient Experiment of Nature by Mary Anne Atwood. 1910. De Steiger was the editor.
She also translated The Cloud upon the Sanctuary by Karl von Eckartshausen in 1896.
- Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas. "Western Esoteric Traditions and Theosophy" Handbook of the Theosophical Current (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 290-294.
- Theosophical Society General Membership Register, 1875-1942 at http://tsmembers.org/. See book 1, entry 187 (website file: 1A/14).