This probably belongs with a set of four battle pieces demonstrating the prowess of different nations in combat (see also RCIN 406880, 406882 and 406885), which belonged to the Duke of Cumberland and which hung together in General Taylor's Room at Buckingham House in 1819.
Here a hand-to-hand combat between a party of Highland warriors and an officer, sergeant and privates of a Grenadier company of the 4th King's Own (Barrel's) Regiment, with a Battalion Company officer and drummer of the regiment behind.
ProvenanceFirst recorded in the Royal Collection during the reign of George III
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OM : Millar, O., 1963. The Tudor, Stuart and Early Georgian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, London AND 1969. Later Georgian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, London - OM 599
A Skirmish between Highlanders and English Infantry
The Battle of Culloden, previously identified as
The Battle of Culloden?