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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with a brush in ink on paper. The ink is made up of lamp-black with water and a gum binder, usually gum arabic (hardened tree sap)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colonel T. G. Gayer-Anderson, CMG, DSO, and his twin brother Major R. G. Gayer- Anderson, Pasha.

  • Museum number:

    IS.457-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Brush drawing in ink on paper, depicting sketches of a temple and a lady applying henna to her hands. On the verso, sketches of male heads.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Drawn with a brush in ink on paper. The ink is made up of lamp-black with water and a gum binder, usually gum arabic (hardened tree sap)

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm approx., Width: 160 mm approx.

Object history note

From the Gayer-Anderson collection.

Descriptive line

Brush drawing, temple, lady applying henna to hands, verso sketches of male heads, ink on paper. Rajasthan, ca. 1850

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Men; Woman; Temple

Categories

Drawings; Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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