- Town:Bangalore, Karnataka
Year of creation:1866
- Rider(s):Cubbon, Mark
(1775 –1861) was a British army officer with the East India Company who became the British Commissioner of Mysore state in 1834. He retained this office until 1860. He moved the capital from Mysore to Bangalore, helped reform the finances of Mysore, and created a peaceful and prosperous government.
- 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.
This statue of Mark Cubbon stands in front of the High Court in Bangalore. Cubbon moved the capital from Mysore to Bangalore and helped to reform the finances of Mysore, creating a peaceful and prosperous government.