Warren Hastings (1732-1818) Governor General of India

  • About the work
    Location
    Country: India
    City: Kolkata
    Place: British Deputy High Commission
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    People
    Hastings, Warren
    Places
    Materials & Techniques
    marble, bust (as object name), marble bust
  • Details
    Title
    Warren Hastings (1732-1818) Governor General of India
    Date
    1796
    Medium
    Marble bust
    Dimensions
    height: 66.00 cm, width: 47.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Presented by J Rochelle Thomas (The Georgian Galleries), February 1954
    Inscription
    bc: INGRATA PATRIA
    Provenance
    Commissioned by William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, later Earl of Shelburne (1737-1805) for Lansdowne House, Berkeley Square; by descent; sold through Christie's, 'Lansdowne House' sale, on 6 March 1930 (Lot 35; with 'wood pedestal carved with dolphins and foliage, and painted white'), for £84.0.0; from which sale purchased by J. Rochelle Thomas (of The Georgian Galleries), King Street, London SW1; by whom presented to the Ministry of Works in 1954
    GAC number
    2680