"Vernon Lee's books on aesthetics"
Portrait of Vernon Lee (1881) by Sargent
Public DomainPortrait of Vernon Lee (1881) by Sargent - Credit: John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

Vernon Lee was the pen name of the British author Violet Paget (1856-1935)  who spent the majority of her life living on the continent.

Her published work covers a range of topics from supernatural fiction and aesthetics to art, music, and travel.

Two examples of her work in the field of aesthetics include The Beautiful: An Introduction to Psychological Aesthetics (1913), and The Poet's Eye (1926).