Olga's Gallery

George Stubbs

Laetitia, Lady Lade.

1793. Oil on canvas. Royal Collection, UK. Read Note.

George Stubbs. Laetitia, Lady Lade.

Lady Lade - was an accomplished horsewoman. She is described as of scandalous reputation and notorious for her bad language. She and her husband, the baronet, Sir John Lade, from whom the Prince bought horses, were his friends, and society’s disapproval of her did not deter him from adding this portrait of her in a blue riding-habit and on a horse to his collection