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Drawing

ca. 1850 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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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)
Brief Description
Brush drawing, temple, lady applying henna to hands, verso sketches of male heads, ink on paper. Rajasthan, ca. 1850
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 190mm (approx.)
  • Width: 160mm (approx.)
08/05/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013
Content description
Sketches of a temple and a lady applying henna to her hands. On the verso, sketches of male heads.
Style
Credit line
Given by Colonel T. G. Gayer-Anderson, CMG, DSO, and his twin brother Major R. G. Gayer- Anderson, Pasha.
Object history
From the Gayer-Anderson collection.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
IS.457-1952

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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