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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn and painted with a brush in ink on paper, with watercolour details. 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.362-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A coloured brush drawing, in ink with watercolour on paper, depicting a seated lady in Persian costume; lion killing antelope on the verso.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

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

Dimensions

Height: 278 mm cardboard mount onto which object attached, Width: 178 mm cardboard mount onto which object attached

Object history note

From the Gayer-Anderson collection.

Descriptive line

Brush drawing, seated lady in Persian costume, ink with watercolour on paper, Rajasthan, ca. 1800

Materials

Ink; Paper; Water-colour; Paint

Techniques

Painted; Drawn

Subjects depicted

Lion; Antelope; Woman

Categories

Drawings; Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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