Equestrian Portrait of William Stephens

This portrait depicts one of Exeter’s most successful coach proprietors of the early nineteenth century. Stephens’ career as coach driver, supplier of horses and innkeeper is a story of a growing business that can be followed from Charmouth, to Axmouth and finally to Exeter and the emerging competition from the railways.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
112/1933/1
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Equestrian Portrait of William Stephens
Simple Name
painting
Inscription Transcription
J Loder Pinxt Bath 1836
Period Classification
William IV (1830-1837)
Production Town
Bath
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
1836
Production Person Initials
James
Production Person Surname
Loder
Production Year Low

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Equestrian Portrait of William Stephens