Many fine paintings reflecting the family’s love of horse racing and horse training, including a unique group of twelve very large paintings of horses, dating from the early seventeenth century. Other artists in the Collection include John Wootton whose patron was Edward Harley and who commissioned 41 paintings from Wootton in total.

The Collection also features work by George Stubbs and John Herring.

Image: The 3rd Duke of Portland on horseback at Welbeck, George Stubbs, 1767