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Painting - One of twenty-seven paintings, mainly depicting hunting scenes.
  • One of twenty-seven paintings, mainly depicting hunting scenes.
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One of twenty-seven paintings, mainly depicting hunting scenes.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1835 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache and line drawings on mica (Painting on mica in white paint).

  • Museum number:

    IS.33:11-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Two hunting-parties mounted on elephants, one being attacked by a tiger.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (made)

Date

ca.1835 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache and line drawings on mica (Painting on mica in white paint).

Dimensions

Length: 25.5 cm possibly, Width: 15 cm possibly, Length: 11.5 cm possibly, Width: 8 cm possibly

Object history note

Acquired in 1948 by W.G. Archer from the collection of Ishwari Prasad.

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on mica, Two hunting-parties mounted on elephants, one being attacked by a tiger, Murshidabad, ca.1835.

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 200 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Mica

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Hunting; Tiger; Elephants

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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