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Painting - A man in white robe and turban

A man in white robe and turban

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 - ca. 1764 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.1193-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A bearded man in white robe and turban, with a green shawl, standing on a terrace, one leg raised and resting against a stick. He wears one slipper.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1760 - ca. 1764 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

W.F. 1764
written on the back. 'WF' refers to the collector William Fullarton.

Dimensions

Height: 241 mm maximum, Width: 164 mm maximum, Height: 208 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 134 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum

Object history note

Formerly in the collection of William Fullarton, who wrote his initials on the back of the folio.

Descriptive line

Painting; opaque watercolour on paper, Murshidabad ca. 1760 - ca. 1764

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, 75 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Indian Company Paintings; Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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