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  • Place of origin:

    Chamba (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, in the style of Chhajju. Lady in crimson trousers, orange-brown veil and gold dress stands in a pavilion doorway watching a crow perched on a small tree. Behind her a maid in dark green veil and orange brown skirt. Procession of soldiers in the distance. Ducks and a fountain are in the foreground.

Place of Origin

Chamba (made)


ca. 1800 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 300 mm with border, Width: 205 mm, Height: 245 mm, Width: 259 mm with border

Descriptive line

Painting, lady and crow, style of Chhajju, opaque watercolour on paper, Chamba, ca. 1800

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

p. 88, cat. no. 46
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper



Subjects depicted

Pavilion; Fountain; Crow; Soldiers; Ducks; Women


Paintings; Animals and Wildlife; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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