Hannah Dracup, Mrs Henry Lee (1816-1894)
Odoardo Fantacchiotti (1809-1877)
Art / Sculpture
770 x 465 x 280 mm; 950 x 380 x 380 mm
Place of origin
FlorenceOrder this image
Berrington Hall, Herefordshire (Accredited Museum)
This bust of Vivienne, Lady Cawley’s grandmother was sculpted in Florence and made it to Berrington despite allegedly being dropped in the harbour at Marseilles.
Marble, Hannah Dracup, Mrs Henry Lee (1816-1894), by Odoardo Fantacchiotti (1809-1877), inscribed Scolpire Firenze 1877. Wife of Henry Lee (1817-1904) of Sedgeley Hall, Prestwich, Manchester, cotton manufacturer and Liberal M.P for Southampton 1880-5. Grandmother of Vivienne, Lady Cawley, who left the bust to Berrington. The bust fell in to the harbour at Marseilles.
Bequeathed by Vivienne Lee, Lady Cawley in 1978.
Marks and inscriptions
Scolpire Firenze 1877
Makers and roles
Odoardo Fantacchiotti (1809-1877) , sculptor