Equestrian statuette of the Duke of Cumberland
Sir Henry Cheere
- Art Funded
- 53 cm
- Joanna Barnes Fine Art
It seems likely to date from 1745, around the time of the Duke's victory over Prince Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie, at Culloden, and the subsequent punitive campaign in the Highlands which earned him the name of 'Butcher'.
Private collection ; Sotheby's 1990; Joanna Barnes Fine Art.