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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)
    Delhi (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    IS.225-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting a domestic scene. A mother is suckling a child, women are seated with her.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)
Delhi (possibly, made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 240 mm, Width: 375 mm, Height: 143 mm image within innermost painted border, Width: 199 mm image within innermost painted border

Object history note

Previously in the Rothenstein Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, mother suckling a child, seated with female companions, opaque watercolour on paper, Mughal, possibly Delhi, 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Women; Mother; Child; Motherhood

Categories

Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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