Edward Heneage Dering (1826-1892) standing in an interior at Baddesley Clinton
Rebecca Dulcibella Orpen Ferrers, later Mrs Edward Henege Dering (1830 – 1923)
Rebecca Orpen was a talented amateur artist who married Marmion Edward Ferrers (1813-84) of Baddesley Clinton. She was prolific, working in both oil and watercolour, and much of her work remains in the house today. She and her husband lived at Baddesley with her aunt, Lady Chatterton and her husband, Edward Heneage Dering. They became known as ‘The Quartet’, revelling in art, history and their religion. On the death of their spouses, Rebecca and Edward Dering were married.
Oil painting on canvas, Edward Heneage Dering (1826-1892) standing in an interior at Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire by Rebecca Dulcibella Ferrers Orpen, later Mrs Edward Dering (1830 – 1923). An unfinished portrait of the artist's second husband, Edward Dering, in the Great Hall, Baddesley Clinton. He built service wing at Baddesley Clinton. He married firstly in 1859, Georgiana, Lady Chatterton (1806-1876) the widow of Sir William Chatterton (1794-1855) and secondly, in 1885, Rebecca Dulcibella Orpen, Mrs Marmion Edward Ferrers (1830-1923).
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Rebecca Dulcibella Orpen Ferrers, later Mrs Edward Henege Dering (1830 – 1923), artist