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Sketch of William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle on Horseback
  • Carle Vernet
    1758–1836
    born: Bordeaux, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Sketch of William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle on Horseback, circa early 1800s
  • Where object was made: France
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: chain laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19.7 x 18.1 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 7 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Pamela D. Kingsbury, Wichita, Kansas
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0104.verso
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Equestrian subject-figure in 17th century costume wearing an ostrich plumed hat, on the back of a rearing horse; both looking out at viewer.