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  • Place of origin:

    Guler (possibly, made)
    Garhwal (possibly, made)
    Punjab Hills (Pahari, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 - ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, the marriage of a child to a middle-aged man.

Place of Origin

Guler (possibly, made)
Garhwal (possibly, made)
Punjab Hills (Pahari, made)


ca. 1765 - ca. 1790 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 230 mm, Width: 326 mm, Height: 163 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 260 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, child marriage, opaque watercolour on paper, Garhwal or Guler, ca. 1765-1790

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

p. 159, cat. no. 46, and vol. 2, p. 112
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper



Subjects depicted

Marriage; Women; Man; Dance; Child


Marriage; Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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