An officer probably of the Cornwall Fencible Light Dragoons

Artist/Maker JOSEPH PASTORINI (c.1775-1839)
Dimensions 74.00mm high   
Description An officer probably of the Cornwall Fencible Light Dragoons which existed 1793 to 1800
Set in the original gold frame with plaited hair reverse

Pastorini exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1812-1834. He was a relative of Benedetto Pastorini, an Italian artist who came to England.

The Cornwall Fencible Cavalry was first raised on 14th April, 1794 with four troops which increased to 6 troops a year later. The first Commander was George Boscawen, 3rd Viscount Falmouth
Provenance De La Hay Collection, Sotheby’s, 27 May, 1968, lot 122
Sotheby’s, 15 March 1982, lot 140
An English private collector
Medium watercolour on ivory
Condition Good
Ref No. 2696
Price Sold
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