Sir Edwin Landseer, born in England in 1802, was a renowned painter of animals. He was also a sculptor and his most famous works are the lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.
Landseer received a Knighthood in 1850.
He was a friend of Queen Victoria and her favourite artist. He was commissioned to do portraits of Victoria and the Royal pets. Some of his work can be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
He died in 1873.
Shoeing The Mare 1844