London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
GEORGE JONES, R.A. (BRITISH, 1786-1869)
Studies of Waterloo
oil on board
16 x 19½ in. (40.6 x 50.2 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's South Kensington, 9 June 1994, lot 2.
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George Jones prided himself on his similarity in appearance to Wellington. Wellington was reputed to have said "That's funny, for I have never been mistaken for Mr Jones".
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