Warren Hastings
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1765



head waistcoat pocket & knee


Warren Hastings:
* 6/12/1732 Churchill
+ 22/8/1818 Daylesford
Employee of the East India Company from 1750, first Governor-General of India from 1773 to 1784. Impeached for extortion and misconduct in office, but vindicated after ten years of trial which left him financially ruined.


Sir Joshua Reynolds:
* 16/7/1723 Plympton
+ 23/2/1792 London
First director of the Royal Academy 1768-90, knighted in 1768. One of the triumvirate of English 18th century painting (the other two being Hogarth and Gainsborough).

 

 

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