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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour on paper, with tin alloy detail

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Stuart Durant.

  • Museum number:

    IS.53-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on paper, a courtesan seated, embracing her lover.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour on paper, with tin alloy detail

Dimensions

Height: 135 mm, Width: 85 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, courtesan embracing lover, watercolour on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

fig. no. 63, cat. no. 29, viii:p.84
Kalighat paintings : a catalogue and introduction / by W.G. Archer. London: H. M. Stationery Office, 1971 Number: 0112900291 :

Materials

Paper; Tin alloy; Paint; Watercolour

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Lovers; Courtesan

Categories

Paintings; Folk Art; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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