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  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, a courtesan reclining on a string-bed, being fanned by a man.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)


ca. 1890 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard

Descriptive line

Paintings, courtesan on string-bed, fanned by man, watercolour and tin alloy on card, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890


Watercolour; Tin alloy; Paint; Cardboard



Subjects depicted

Man; Bed; Courtesan; Fan


Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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