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  • Place of origin:

    Bundi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colonel T. G. Gayer-Anderson, CMG, DSO, and his twin brother Major R. G. Gayer- Anderson, Pasha.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, of a tree with crows sitting in its branches and other crows flying towards it and perched on the ground. Illustration to a folk tale.

Place of Origin

Bundi (made)


ca. 1850 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 156 mm, Width: 160 mm

Object history note

From the Gayer-Anderson Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, tree with crows in branches, opaque watercolour on paper, Bundi, ca. 1850

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

Cat. no. 22, p. 13.
Archer, W.G. Indian Painting in Bundi and Kotah

Production Note

Probably an illustration to a book of fables, such as the Panchatantra.


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper



Subjects depicted

Crow; Tree


Paintings; Animals and Wildlife; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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