8 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Ramus Forrest (1750-1827)
Village and pagoda below Patna Azimabad, on the Ganges
pencil and watercolour on paper
7½ x 11in. (19 x 28cm.)
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Forrest describes the scene: 'A few miles below Patna we passed a very prettily situated village, with its ghaut of the red stone, and its native Hindoos performing their ablutions in the sacred stream of the Ganges'
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