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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.46-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on paper, a courtesan kneeling, holding a bird in her right hand, a rose in her left.

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: 137 mm, Width: 90 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, kneeling courtesan, watercolour on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

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

p.95
Sinha, Suhashini, and Panda, C, eds. Kalighat Paintings from the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2012. ISBN 1851776656.

Materials

Paper; Tin alloy; Paint; Watercolour

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Roses; Bird; Courtesan

Categories

Paintings; Animals and Wildlife; Folk Art; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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