(b. 1722, Knutsford, d. 1790, Knutsford)

Chestnut Hunter with a Groom

Oil on canvas, 92 x 122 cm
Private collection

The picture shows Thomas Egerton's chestnut hunter with a groom and two hounds and a terrier in a river landscape. Egerton was the Viscount Grey de Wilton, 1st Earl of Wilton, Wilton Castle. The painter was probably employed by the Egertons at Tatton Park, in Cheshire.

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