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Field-Marshal Sir George Pollock, G.C.B.
Title Field-Marshal Sir George Pollock, G.C.B.
Accession Number C350
Museum Name Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata
Gallery Name NA
Object Type Painting
Main Material
Medium Engraving
Manufacturing Technique Engraved in Mezzotint
Main Artist James John Chant (1819-83), from a painting by Sir Francis Grant (1803-78)
Artist's Nationality English (Chant)
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data English mezzotint engraver. He was a prolific engraver in London and was employed by most of the leading publishers and dealers. He specialized in large-scale portrait, historical and genre prints engraved after a wide variety of contemporary artists and 18th-century portrait painters including Joshua Reynolds.
Provenance H H The Raja of Hill Tippera, 1904
Style European style
Dimensions 58.7x46.6cm
Detailed Description Field Marshal Sir George Pollock (1786-1872) was a British Army officer who fought in the Second Anglo-Maratha War, the Anglo- Nepalese War, the First Anglo-Burmese War, and - most valiantly - in the First Anglo-Afghan War. In 1844 the Pollock Medal was created to commemorate Pollock's military achievements
Brief Description 1786-1872