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Painting - One of twenty-four paintings of South Indian castes and occupations.
  • One of twenty-four paintings of South Indian castes and occupations.
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One of twenty-four paintings of South Indian castes and occupations.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Trichinopoly (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on mica

  • Museum number:

    D.307:4-1885

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A nobleman or ruler on horseback accompanied by servants, musicians and dancers.

Place of Origin

Trichinopoly (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on mica

Dimensions

Length: 10 cm, Width: 15 cm

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on mica, A nobleman or ruler on horseback accompanied by servants, musicians and dancers, Trichinopoly, ca.1850

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

Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period
Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 209 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Mica

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Ruler; Dancers; Musicians; Horse; Entertainment; Occupation; Nobleman; Servants

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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