Antique Painting: The Duke of Newcastle Returning from the ShootAfter Francis Wheatley RA 1747-1801.
Oil on canvas, 27 x 21 inches.
Inscribed to rear of canvas ‘Return from shooting. Containing portraits of the Duke of Newcastle, Col Lichfield.
H Strafford pinxt 1838’.
(The Duke of Newcastle riding a chestnut horse wearing the Star of the Garter with Col Lichfield, William Mansell the gamekeeper and Day the under keeper. The Dukes valet with a shooting pony. Clumber House, since destroyed, is in the distance.
The Duke received a gift from the Duc de Noailles of several couples of cock Springers that were put under the management of William Mansell and were the original Clumber Spaniels.)
PAINTING ID : 507
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