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Painting - Indian School Calcutta

Indian School Calcutta

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Calcutta (made)

  • Date:

    1859 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simpson, William (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour heightened with white

  • Museum number:

    1169-1869

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Watercolour depicting young boys seated on mats around their master, working on slates or palm leaves.

Place of Origin

Calcutta (made)

Date

1859 (made)

Artist/maker

Simpson, William (made)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour heightened with white

Dimensions

:, Height: 25 cm, Width: 35.2 cm

Descriptive line

Watercolour, school, boys, Calcutta, William Simpson, 1859

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

p. 292, pl. 2
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. Published by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, in association with V&A, London, 2008. ISBN 81-901020-9-5.

Production Note

ILLIA

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Education & Learning; Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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