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An Indian lady

Painting
ca. 1760 - ca. 1764 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

An Indian lady in a yellow semi-transparent sari and red pyjama trousers half squatting on a chair on a terrace, smoking a 'huqqa' which is on a small stand. In the foreground a parapet and a flower-bed with poppies. One of seven portraits of Indian men and women.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gouache
Brief Description
Painting; gouache, An Indian lady, Murshidabad, ca. 1760 - ca. 1764
Physical Description
An Indian lady in a yellow semi-transparent sari and red pyjama trousers half squatting on a chair on a terrace, smoking a 'huqqa' which is on a small stand. In the foreground a parapet and a flower-bed with poppies. One of seven portraits of Indian men and women.
Dimensions
  • Height: 237mm
  • Width: 166mm
  • Image within innermost painted borders height: 118mm
  • Image within innermost painted borders width: 150mm
14/08/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
W.F.1764 (inscribed on back)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992, 75 p. ISBN 0944142303
Collection
Accession Number
D.1183-1903

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record createdDecember 15, 1999
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