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Watercolour - South-west view of Ootna Durgum

South-west view of Ootna Durgum

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Mysore (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1794 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ritso, John (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on paper or parchment

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Pauline and Roy Rohatgi

  • Museum number:

    IS.170-2007

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Watercolour view of a hill with fortifications. The artist's signature, now very difficult to discern, is in the bottom right hand corner.

Place of Origin

Mysore (probably, made)

Date

1794 (made)

Artist/maker

Ritso, John (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on paper or parchment

Dimensions

Height: 41 cm, Width: 63 cm

Descriptive line

Ootna Durgum (Mysore), watercolour by John Ritso, southern India, 1794

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Rohatgi, P., Patel, D., and Godrej, P. Indian Life and Landscape by Western Artists : an exhibition of paintings and drawings from the 17th to the early 20th century organised by the V&A and CSMVS. Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya) in association with London (V&A), 2008. 84 p.ISBN 8190102087.
Rohatgi, P., and Parlett, G., assisted by Imray, S., and Godrej, P. Indian Life and Landscape by Western Artists : Paintings and Drawings from the Victoria and Albert Museum : 17th to the early 20th century. London (V&A) and Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya), 2008. 356 p. ISBN 8190102095.

Categories

Drawings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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