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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    Calcutta School, Early 19th Century

    A carp; and A turtle

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    Calcutta School, Early 19th Century
    A carp; and A turtle
    the first inscribed in Persian and 'Rowhee' (upper left)
    pencil, pen and black ink, watercolour and gum arabic, heightened with bodycolour, both on very fine 'rice' paper, one on a backing sheet of Whatman paper
    12 x 14¼ in. (30.5 x 36.2 cm.) (2)


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