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Watercolour of a burmese pagoda

Watercolour of a burmese pagoda

  • Place of origin:

    Pagan (painted)
    Burma

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Captain Braxton Sinclair, RE., FRIBA, W. (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper and watercolour in contemporary mount and frame.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Mary Simpson

  • Museum number:

    IS.70-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shows a Burmese temple with its terraces and smaller stupa set on high ground with views to distant hills. In soft browns and greys with the tiny image of a monk dressed in saffron robes inside the towering entrance gates.

Place of Origin

Pagan (painted)
Burma

Date

ca. 1920 (painted)

Artist/maker

Captain Braxton Sinclair, RE., FRIBA, W. (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Paper and watercolour in contemporary mount and frame.

Dimensions

Length: 34.7 cm frame, Width: 28.3 cm frame, Depth: 1.4 cm frame, Height: 17.5 cm sight measurement of painting, Width: 12.3 cm sight measurement of painting

Descriptive line

Painting of a Burmese temple set in Pagan titled "Tha-Bin-U" Pagoda. Watercolour on paper. Artist Captain W. Braxton Sinclair, RE., FRIBA, ca. 1920

Production Note

"Tha-Bin-U" here is evidently a picture of the Thatbyinnyu Temple built by Alaungsithu (1112-67) of the Pagan Dynasty AD 1044-1287.

Materials

Paper; Watercolour

Techniques

Painting

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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