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Battle of Hyderabad, 24th March 1843 by Terence Cuneo.


Battle of Hyderabad, 24th March 1843 by Terence Cuneo.

The painting depicts Royal Horse Artillery 1st Troop under the command of Major Leslie (mounted in the foreground) galloping across the front of the infantry - the Cheshire Regiment, to bring his guns into action close to the enemy. Major Leslie ordered Lt Smith to go forward to find new gun positions but he is shown being cut down by the enemy on the left of the picture. The battle lasted three hours and the Mohammed had lost approximately 7,500 men with the British losses being 270. Sir Charles Napier stated the battle had been won due to the actions of the 1st Troop Bombay Horse Artillery and the Cheshire Regiment. N Battery are now part of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery and celebrate the 24th of March as Hyderabad day.
Item Code : DHM1554Battle of Hyderabad, 24th March 1843 by Terence Cuneo. - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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We have managed to obtain 80 of these old Terence Cuneo prints. Please note that this large print has a white border, but has no title or text beneath the image.
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Artist Details : Terence Cuneo
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Terence Cuneo

Terence Cuneo CVO,OBE Born 1st November 1907 , Died 3rd January 1996. Terence Cuneo was not only one of the worlds greatest military painters, he also one of the top railway artists as well. Terence Cuneo was also the official artist for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Terence Cuneo was born in London on November 1st 1907. His parents Cyrus and Nell were both artists who met while studying with Whistler in Paris. Terence Cuneo studied at the Chelsea Polytechnic and Slade School of Art. He became an illustrator for a number of magazines and book publishers. During World War Two Terence Cuneo joined the army and became a sapper but also worked with the War Artists Advisory Committee, and in this role he produced illustrations of various factories during wartime and other wartime events. Soon after the end of the war Terence Cuneo was commissioned to produce a series of paintings of railways and their locomotives. And this was followed by being appointed the official artist for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, which helped promote Terence Cuneo to a worldwide audience and a number of major commissions followed. (An interesting trademark Cuneo painted in his paintings is a little mouse.) A major part of his paintings were commissioned by various British regiments and many of these terrific paintings are shown here In 1994 Cranston Fine Arts approached Terrence Cuneo to reproduce a number of these historical art paintings and with his consent and the consent of the regiments involved a total of 800 of each print was re produced. Sadly in 1996 Terence Cuneo passed away, but he has left us with a fantastic collection of fine paintings of military history and steam locomotive paintings, which are collected around the world and are very sought after. Terence Cuneo was admired and respected by his peers and public and a large bronze memorial statue of Terence Cuneo by Philip Jackson stands in the concourse of Waterloo Station in London.

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