Artist: James McConnell
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 11" x 9" (270mm x 240mm)
Date: 1973This is the original Watercolour painting by James McConnell.
Clive of India commands the action in this stirring portrayal by James McConnell. Major-General Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, KB (29 September 1725 - 22 November 1774), also known as Clive of India, was a British officer who established the military and political supremacy of the East India Company in Bengal.
He is credited with securing India, and the wealth that followed, for the British Crown and was one of the key figures in the creation of British India.
Originally published in World of Wonder issue 169, 1973.James McConnell biography