Margaret Foley, attr.
1827 - 1877
Jessie White Mario (1832 - 1906)
72 × 48 cm. (28 ⅜ × 18 ⅞ in.)
Provenance:Possibly the Royal Naval Hospital Haslar, Gosport, UK;
Mrs Victoria Johnson, The Tartars, Sherston, Malmesbury, UK;
By descent, 2019;
Kingsettle Antiques, Shaftesbury, UK;
Ian Chaney, Bristol, UK.
Further information:Risorgimento Revolutionary
This newly discovered marble bust, depicting the remarkable Jessie White Mario (1832-1906), is the only known ad vivum portrait of this groundbreaking social activist, revolutionary, embedded journalist and British nurse.