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Painting - Oxen drawing water

Oxen drawing water

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Patna (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1805 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sewak Ram (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    P. C. Manuk and Miss G. M. Coles Bequest through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    IS.87-1949

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oxen drawing water. Watercolour; with blue and gold-flecked gray border with white and green rules.

Place of Origin

Patna (made)

Date

ca. 1805 (made)

Artist/maker

Sewak Ram (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

watermark 1801

Dimensions

Width: 24 cm, Height: 29 cm

Descriptive line

Painting: oxen drawing water, Patna, ca. 1805.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period
Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992, 85 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Paint; Opaque watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Painting; Painted

Subjects depicted

Ox

Categories

Paintings; Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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