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Painting - Oxen drawing water

Oxen drawing water

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • 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)


ca. 1805 (made)


Sewak Ram (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

watermark 1801


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


Gouache; Paint; Opaque watercolour; Paper


Painting; Painted

Subjects depicted



Paintings; Indian Company Paintings


South & South East Asia Collection

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