An extensive landscape with a hawking party at the shores of a lake oil on canvas 37.8 x 58.8cm (14 7/8 x 23 1/8in).
PROVENANCE: The Rev. Lord Augustus FitzClarence, Vicar of Mapledurham Lady Augustus FitzClarence, his wife Miss Eva FitzClarence, her eldest daughter Maj. T.C.E.Goff, Miss FitzClarence's nephew Thence by descent, until bequeathed to the present owner in 1973
The Rev. Lord Augustus FitzClarence was the illegitimate son of King William IV, and had the living at Mapledurham in Oxfordshire. In common with all the King's children he received a stipend of £10,000 per annum, a courtesy which was later continued by Queen Victoria.