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The Marquess of Hastings, Governor General of India

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (engraver)
    Shee, Martin Archer Sir, born 1769 - died 1850 (artist)
    Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    21937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 17

Physical description

Print, whole-length portrait, standing in uniform, turned to front, facing and looking to left with right hand extended and holding a roll of paper; in the left hand he holds a sword; on the right of the scene a table with papers and volumes; in the left background are niches containing two classical statues.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

early 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Clint, George, born 1770 - died 1854 (engraver)
Shee, Martin Archer Sir, born 1769 - died 1850 (artist)
Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by M. A. Shee Esqr. R.A. Engraved by G. Clint. The Marquess of Hastings, Governor General of India, &c. &c. &c. London Published by Colnaghi, Son & Co. Pall Mall East.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 72.3 cm sheet, Width: 46.9 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Print, whole-length portrait of Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquess of Hastings. Mezzotint by George Clint after Martin Arthur Shee, early 19th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Statues; Table; Uniform; Man; Sword

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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