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Painting - One of sixty-three paintings depicting occupations, festivals and ships.
  • One of sixty-three paintings depicting occupations, festivals and ships.
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One of sixty-three paintings depicting occupations, festivals and ships.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on mica (Black line drawing).

  • Museum number:

    IS.36:43-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A puppy and a kitten called 'Siva' and 'Parvati'.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (made)

Date

ca.1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on mica (Black line drawing).

Dimensions

Length: 10 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Object history note

These paintings were acquired by W.G. Archer in Patna in 1948 from Ishwari Prasad, the Patna painter, who attributed them to his Murshidabad ancestors and had retained them as models for further paintings.

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on mica, A puppy and a kitten called 'Siva' and 'Parvati', Murshidabad, ca.1830.

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 199 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Mica

Subjects depicted

Puppy; Kitten

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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