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Painting - Depictions of a Gadwall duck and Pintailed duck of Northern India
  • Depictions of a Gadwall duck and Pintailed duck of Northern India
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Depictions of a Gadwall duck and Pintailed duck of Northern India

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kangra (possibly , made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water colour on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.430-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Depictions of Gadwall duck and Pintailed duck of Northern India on stained paper pasted on either side of an album folio

Place of Origin

Kangra (possibly , made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Water colour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

a) "seyah dumb[a?]"
"(siyah, black, (tailed)"
"Gadwall Duck"
b)"Pintailed Duck"
Inscribed with names mostly in the Dogri form of Takri,which has been transliterated, and the English names added in pencil at a later date.

Dimensions

Length: 22.5 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Object history note

Presented by Robert Scott Greenshields (Indian Civil Service, Bengal and Assam 1879-1910), 1929.

Descriptive line

Paintings; water colour, Depictions of a Gadwall duck (a) and Pintailed duck (b) of Northern India, Kangra, ca. 1820

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, 170 p ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Water colour

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Ducks

Categories

Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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