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Painting

Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Varanasi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1835 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in gouache on mica

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss G. Farrar, 1972.

  • Museum number:

    IS.77K-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, gouache on mica, overlay for IS.77-1972, an aya or children's nurse, Holding a European child in her arms.

Place of Origin

Varanasi (made)

Date

ca. 1835 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in gouache on mica

Marks and inscriptions

'Ayah'
labelled on paper, folded around object

Historical context note

Intended for use as one of twelve 'moveables', scenes and costumes to overlay on IS.77-1972.

Descriptive line

Painting, overlay scene for IS.77-1972, child's nurse, gouache on mica, Varanasi, ca. 1835

Materials

Paint; Gouache; Mica

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Child; Nurse

Categories

Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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