Author: Smith, and Terence Farrell
Source: The Internet
Owner: Wrest Park
Location: Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4HR, England, UK
Link to: Website
The statue of the horse at the centre of the sculpture group was made by a man named 'Smith' in 1839 and was intended for the entrance of the stable block. The Irish sculptor Terence Farrell was then employed by Thomas, Earl de Grey, to add the figures of the huntress and her attendant, transforming the sculpture into a hunting party.
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