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    Sale 12580

    Interiors

    26 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, Comte D'Orsay (Paris 1801-1852)

    Equestrian portrait of Lord Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Field-Marshal and Prime Minister

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    Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, Comte D'Orsay (Paris 1801-1852)
    Equestrian portrait of Lord Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Field-Marshal and Prime Minister
    signed and dated 'Cte d'Orsay/10 June 1845' (lower right), and with signature 'Wellington' (upper right, affixed to the sheet)
    pencil on paper
    16 ¼ x 21 ¼ in. (41.3 x 54 cm.)


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    In the year this drawing was executed the Comte D'Orsay also produced a bronze of the same subject, at least three versions of the cast are extant.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE HONE COLLECTION (LOTS 1-143)