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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard

  • Museum number:

    IS.88-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, a courtesan seated holding a rose in each hand.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard

Marks and inscriptions

'gulab bibi'
inscribed in Bengali

Descriptive line

Painting, courtesan seated holding rose in each hand, watercolour and tin on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Watercolour; Tin alloy; Paint; Cardboard

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Roses; Courtesan

Categories

Paintings; Folk Art; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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