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Painting - One of seventy-two paintings of occupations.

One of seventy-two paintings of occupations.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Trichinopoly (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on mica

  • Museum number:

    IS.19:72-1956

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

This painting depicts a Brahmin's wife.

Place of Origin

Trichinopoly (made)

Date

ca. 1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on mica

Dimensions

Length: 12 cm, Width: 7.5 cm

Object history note

The set was originally acquired in India by Major General W.O. Ford of the Madras Staff Corps. He left India ca.1887.

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on mica, A Brahmin's wife, Trichinopoly, ca.1875

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 215 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Mica

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Wife

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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