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Lithograph - Figures in the woods

Figures in the woods

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shah, Jamal, born 1956 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed in ink on paper, lithograph

  • Museum number:

    IS.63-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Jamal Shah was born in 1956 in Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan. The artist established the Fine Arts Department at the University of Balochistan and headed the department for three years. In 1985 he formed the Artists Association of Balochistan and became the first Chairman of Artists Association of Pakistan. Jamal obtained a Master's in English Literature from Balochistan University in 1978. He later obtained a Masters in Fine Arts from the Slade School of Art, London.

In this etching, the artist has depicted a busy street scene. Four male nude figures stand in the rain. In the foreground are two other male figures on either side of fighting cocks and chicken.

Physical description

Lithograph, printed in ink on paper, four male nude figures stand in the rain. In the foreground are two other male figures. On the side we see some fighting cocks and chicken.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1988 (made)

Artist/maker

Shah, Jamal, born 1956 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Printed in ink on paper, lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Jamal Shah 88'
Signed and dated on lower right.

Dimensions

Height: 101.5 cm, Width: 69.4 cm

Object history note

The artist made this print along with several others in the collection while he was studying at the Slade School of Art. Gift of artist. Rp 88/1624

Descriptive line

Lithograph, 'Figures in the Woods' by Jamal Shah, printed in ink on paper, London, 1988

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Figures; Chicken; Cocks; Rain

Categories

Prints; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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