The tomb of Harriet Susan nee Dashwood, Viscountess Fitzharris (1783-1815). John Flaxman (1755-1826). Christchurch Priory, Dorset. 1816/17. Marble. The monument was exhibited in the Royal Academy from 1817 to 1821 when it was finally erected in the Priory. Click on images to enlarge them. [Detail]

A plaster cast entitled Maternal tenderness is in the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, and the British Museum has drawings of the figures.

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Last modified 9 May 2015