Wistful World Art
on November 8, 2021
"Jane Digby's Last Soiree" ~ Original Watercolor painting
Jane Elizabeth Digby, also known as Jenny, lived her life as an aristocrat after her father Admiral Henry Digby set a wealthy family fortune when he took on prize money from a seizure of the Santa Brigada treasure ship in 1799. Here, in about 1825 we find Jane preparing for attendance at a grand Soirée with her first husband Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough. Unfortunately that evening set her demise of a promiscuous lifestyle that resulted in a life of discontent. She died of fever and dysentery in Damascus on August 11, 1881.
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Dimension: 595 x 800
File Size: 268.76 Kb
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