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1st Duke of Wellington

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A fine British School sculpture of Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, gilt bronze standing upon a turned statuary marble base.Probably produced to celebrate the British Victory over the French in 1815.

w.5 in x d.5 in x h.18.5 in

Born April/May 1769, died 14 September 1852, he was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman, and one of the leading military and political figures of the nineteenth century. He is often referred to as simply "The Duke of Wellington", even after his death, when there have been subsequent Dukes of Wellington.

 

Item Code: 815

£ 3250

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