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  • Place of origin:

    Eastern Deccan (made)
    Machilipatnam (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Major R.G. Gayer-Anderson Pasha and Colonel T.G.Gayer-Anderson, C.M.G., D.S.O.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, a group of tribal women on a hunting expedition, while one woman receives attention to her foot from a man. The five women wear leaf skirts and scarves, and gold anklets and bracelets; two deer and a tiger lie dead in the foreground, while a leopard can be seen hunting deer in the background.

Place of Origin

Eastern Deccan (made)
Machilipatnam (possibly, made)


ca. 1780 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Descriptive line

Painting, tribal women on hunting expedition, opaque watercolour on paper, Eastern Deccan, possibly Machilipatnam, ca. 1780


Paper; Opaque watercolour; Paint


Painting; Painted

Subjects depicted

Tiger; Hunting; Women; Leopard; Deer


Paintings; Hunting; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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