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Painting - One of forty-five drawings of Muharram scenes, occupations, festivals and ceremonies.
  • One of forty-five drawings of Muharram scenes, occupations, festivals and ceremonies.
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One of forty-five drawings of Muharram scenes, occupations, festivals and ceremonies.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on mica (Drawing in white).

  • Museum number:

    IS.34:3-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A Muharram subject; a man sitting on a stepped throne pulpit (nimbar) under lanterns.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (made)

Date

ca.1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on mica (Drawing in white).

Dimensions

Length: 10 cm possibly, Width: 7.5 cm possibly, Length: 25.5 cm possibly, Width: 19 cm possibly

Object history note

These mica drawings were aquired in Patna in 1948 from Ishwari Prasad.
The drawings in white line had been kept by his family as tracings for further paintings.

Descriptive line

Painting; gouche on mica, A Muharram subject; a man sitting on a stepped throne pulpit (nimbar) under lanterns, Murshidabad, ca.1800

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 196 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Mica

Subjects depicted

Throne; Lanterns; Man

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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