Thomas Hardwicke by Lucas

John Lucas (1807-1844)
Major-General Thomas Hardwicke (1756-1835), [c.1830]
Oil on canvas, 107 x 93 cm.

John Lucas was a nineteenth century portrait painter of some note. This painting of Major-General Thomas Hardwicke captures the character of this fascinating military person.

During his time serving in India, Hardwicke amassed an extensive collection of zoological specimens and artwork. This important collection was bequeathed to the British Museum.

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