Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, (1743-1820), rising from his chair.
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1773
© National Portrait Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 127 x 101 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £50,000 ( Total: £297,000)
- Acquired in:
He was a scientist and explorer and was responsible for the creation of Kew as a botanical garden.
By descent from the sitter through the Brabourne family to Mrs Clive Pearson of Parham Park.