Oil on canvas, 99cm by 123cm. Signed: P.PAILLOU/1754.
Peter Paillou was a British artist best known for his paintings of birds, many of which were used as book illustrations.
The painting was part of a substantial bequest from Lord and Lady Newlands to William, 5th Marquess of Exeter (1876-1956).
Lady Newlands was his aunt; a daughter of the 3rd Marquess and Marchioness of Exeter.