An officer probably of the Cornwall Fencible Light Dragoons

JOSEPH PASTORINI (c.1775-1839)

An officer probably of the Cornwall Fencible Light Dragoons

c. 1800 London

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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
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De La Hay Collection, Sotheby’s, 27 May, 1968, lot 122
Sotheby’s, 15 March 1982, lot 140
An English private collector
Dimensions
Height 74.00 mm (2.91 inches)
Stock Code
2696
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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