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). Signed and dated at rear. Her head turned slightly to her right, shoulders bare. Mounted on turned marble socle, supported by a marble pedestal. This bust is a second version of the 1845 bust of Princess Esterházy.
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
inscribed on the back 'L.MAC.DONALD.SCUL.ROMA.1847'
Makers and roles
Lawrence MacDonald (Gask, Tayside 1799 - Rome 1878), sculptor