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  • Place of origin:

    Savantvadi (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour on paper, four men are shown in pursuit of two deer. One man holds a sword, one a gun, one is holding two dogs, and the other is riding on a bullock-cart with two hunting cheetahs (although they are shown with stripes like tigers).

Place of Origin

Savantvadi (made)


late 19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour on paper

Descriptive line

Painting, deer hunt, watercolour on paper, Savantvadi, late 19th century

Production Note

Although often attributed to Paithan in Maharashtra, it is likely that paintings of this type were made in several villages in the Savantwadi region of that state.


Paint; Watercolour; Paper



Subjects depicted

Cheetah; Cart; Deer; Ox; Sword; Hunting; Hunter; Dog


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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