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Raja Sansar Chand and Anirudh Chand

Drawing
ca. 1796 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Brush drawing on paper with areas of watercolour, depicting Maharaja Sunsar Chand (1775-1823) walking with his son Anirudh Chand.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brush drawing on paper with areas of watercolour
Brief Description
Brush drawing, Raja Sansar Chand and Anirudh Chand, ink and watercolour on paper, Kangra, ca. 1796
Physical Description
Brush drawing on paper with areas of watercolour, depicting Maharaja Sunsar Chand (1775-1823) walking with his son Anirudh Chand.
Dimensions
  • Height: 289mm (maximum)
  • Width: 200mm (maximum)
  • Image within innermost painted borders height: 210mm (maximum)
  • Image within innermost painted borders width: 157mm (maximum)
Content description
Maharaja Sunsar Chand (1775-1823) walking with his son Anirudh Chand.
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
'The Portraits of Maharaja Sunsar Chand and his son Rau Unrood Chund taken 24 years ago. July 18, 1820. William Moorcroft.' (handwritten on object)
Object history
From the collection of A. Pendrill Charles. Purchased, 1950
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • W. G. Archer, Indian Painting in the Punjab Hills, V&A Monograph no. 3, fig. 52.
  • Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022p. 287, cat. no.18.
Collection
Accession Number
IS.173-1950

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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