Two Cavalry Officers

John Lewis Brown (Bordeaux 1829 – Paris 1890)
National Trust Inventory Number 1102565

Category Paintings
Date 1875 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 724 x 578 mm (28 1/2 x 22 3/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Chartwell, Kent (Accredited Museum)
On show at Chartwell, Kent, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, Two Cavalry Officers by John Lewis Brown (Bordeaux 1829 – Paris 1890), signed and dated: John Leiws Brown 1875. Two men on horseback in 18th century costume, each on a grey horse, one figure pointing. This scene from the Seven Years War was given to Churchill by Sir Philip Sassoon, apparently under the mistaken impression that it showed an episode from his ancestor Marlbrough's campaiongsn

Provenance

Transferred by HM Treasury, 1968

Marks and inscriptions

signed and dated

Makers and roles

John Lewis Brown (Bordeaux 1829 – Paris 1890), artist

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