Lady Sarah Frederica Child-Villiers, Princess Esterházy von Galántha
Lawrence MacDonald (Gask, Tayside 1799 - Rome 1878)
Marble bust of Sarah Frederica Child-Villiers, Princess Esterházy von Galántha (1822-1853), by Lawrence MacDonald (1799-1878). Dressed in a simple shift, head turned slightly to her right. Signed and dated at rear. Mounted on turned marble socle, supported by pedestal of sienna marble.
Recorded in the 1939 Osterley inventory, p.47, The Lobby [to Wedgwood Hall], as Lady Clementina Villiers-Child. Purchased from George Child-Villiers, 9th Earl of Jersey (1910-1998) by HM Government in 1949 for the Nation and vested in the Victoria and Albert Museum; transferred to the National Trust in 2002.
National Trust Collections (Osterley Park, The Jersey Collection)
Marks and inscriptions
On the back 'L.MAC.DONALD.FECIT.ROMA.1845'
Makers and roles
Lawrence MacDonald (Gask, Tayside 1799 - Rome 1878), sculptor