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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Eastern Deccan (made)
    Machilipatnam (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • 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:

    IS.202-1953

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

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

Materials

Paper; Opaque watercolour; Paint

Techniques

Painting; Painted

Subjects depicted

Tiger; Hunting; Women; Leopard; Deer

Categories

Paintings; Hunting; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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