Description & Technical information

Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  UK
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: Signed with initials on the horse's saddle
Engraved in 1794 by A. Smith and I. Taylor for John Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery.

Dimensions: 78.7 x 56.5 cm (31 x 22¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: In the collection of the third Earl of Dudley, MC (1895–1969) by 1934;
thence by descent until 2018.

Literature: E. Waterhouse, The Dictionary of BRITISH 18th CENTURY PAINTERS in oils and crayons (Antique Collectors’ Club 1981), illustrated on p. 192 (as ‘Unlocated’).

Exhibitions: Birmingham, City Museum and Art Gallery, 1934, Commemorative Exhibition of the Art Treasures of the Midlands, nos. 304 & 305.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints