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Album page - Royal Hunts

Royal Hunts

  • Object:

    Album page

  • Place of origin:

    Faizabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1774 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolours

  • Museum number:

    IS.25:12-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A hunt in the woods of Oudh in 1769, at which Gentil was present and which lasted ten days. Tiger, deer, rhinoceros, bear, black buck, lion and wild buffalo are being hunted.

Place of Origin

Faizabad (made)

Date

ca. 1774 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolours

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with notes relating to the illustrations and a list of contents giving Gentil's title and a brief description for each folio. Inscribed inside front cover.

Dimensions

Length: 37 cm, Width: 53.5 cm

Descriptive line

Gentil; Manuscripts, Col J B J Gentil, Faizabad, ca. 1774. Page number 12. A hunt for several species in the woods at Oudh.

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 119 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Hunting; Tiger; Bear; Lion; Deer; Buffalo; Rhinoceros; Woods

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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