Lemuel Francis Abbott
c1761 (or before 1758?) - 05 Dec 1802
Warren Hastings (1732-1818)
oil on canvas
127.7 x 102.4 cm canvas; 144.5 x 120.5 x 6.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Lady Edith Muriel Anderson DBE and the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations in memory of Admiral Sir David Murray Anderson KCB KCMG MVO 1959
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Loan collection of portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough, George Romney, John Hoppner, Sir Henry Raeburn, and other artists, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, 1903–1903
Purchases and acquisitions for 1959, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Mar 1960–18 Apr 1960
The Indian empire: multiple realities : sections from the Portvale collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Aug 2010–03 Jan 2011
Warren Hastings Anderson, England, Bequeathed to Warren Hastings Anderson, second son of David Anderson and godson of Warren Hastings
General David Anderson, 1903, England, by 1903, son of W.H. Anderson
Admiral Sir Murray Anderson, pre 1936, England, Governor of New South Wales 1936. Bequeathed by Murray to the India Office Military Department, subject to it being left in trust to his widow Lady Anderson.
Lady Edith Muriel Anderson, 1936-1959, England, Gift of Lady Anderson and the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations 1959
Referenced in 6 publications
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Catalogue, with biographical and historical notes, of a loan collection of portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough, George Romney, John Hoppner, Sir Henry Raeburn, and other artists, 1903. no. 49 collection of General David Anderson and attributed to Hoppner
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 126 (illus.).
Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 129. cat.no. 1425
Hal Missingham (Director), Purchases and acquisitions for 1959, Sydney, 1959. no 91
R.R.M. Sée, Masquerier and his circle, 1922, 118, 200.
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Burlington Magazine, 1903, 128 (illus.). reproduced as Hopper