Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, (1743-1820), rising from his chair.

He was a scientist and explorer and was responsible for the creation of Kew as a botanical garden.

Provenance

By descent from the sitter through the Brabourne family to Mrs Clive Pearson of Parham Park.


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