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‘Wellington before Waterloo’ by Robert Alexander Hillingford (1828-1904).

The painting – which depicts the Duke of Wellington astride his charger Copenhagen talking to an innkeeper whilst Life Guards water their horses – is signed by the artist and presented in a fine 19th century gold metal leaf frame.

As with all of the original antique oil paintings we sell it is offered in the very finest condition it can be for its age, having just been professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Clients should also note that fully insured, tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.

Robert Alexander Hillingford was a highly successful Victorian painter of historical and literary scenes who became most famous for his portrayals of the Napoleonic Wars. Between 1864 and 1902 Hillingford exhibited 29 works at the Royal Academy, and numerous others the British Institution and the Royal Society of British Artists in London.

Dimensions: (framed) 79cm x 105cm (31” x 41”)

Dimensions: (canvas only) 51cm x 76cm (20” x 30”)

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Provenance: Private UK collection.

Presentation: Fine quality gilt metal leaf frame.

Condition: Very good. Newly professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Ready to hang.





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