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Sir Martin Archer Shee (1769-1850)

Sir Thomas Picton (1758-1815) c. 1830-7

RCIN 405141

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Sir Thomas Picton was the most senior officer to die at the Battle of Waterloo, and this posthumous portrait is based on an earlier painting by Shee. Picton came to prominence during the Napoleonic Wars and fought with Wellington in the Peninsular campaign.