Year of creation:1865
- Rider(s):Stapleton Cotton, Field Marshal, 1st Viscount Combermere
(1773–1865), 1st Viscount Combermere served under the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsular War. He was a British military leader, diplomat and politician and made a Field Marshal in 1855. He was known for his splendid appearance in battle, which led to his nickname ‘Lion of gold’.
- Sculptor(s):Marochetti, Carlo
As the creator of seven equestrian statues, Carlo Marochetti (1805–1867) was one of the most productive sculptors. He was born in Turin (Italy), brought up in Paris and studied in Rome. He remained in France until 1848, and then moved to London. Marochetti was not only a very productive artist, but also a gifted one. He created some marvellous equestrian statues.
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