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Warren Hastings

circa 1795


Lemuel Francis Abbott


c1761 (or before 1758?) - 05 Dec 1802


Other Title

Warren Hastings (1732-1818)


circa 1795

Media category


Materials used

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

Accession number


Artist information

Lemuel Francis Abbott

Works in the collection


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


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. 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