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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 159

    Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Ramus Forrest (1750-1827)

    Village and pagoda below Patna Azimabad, on the Ganges

    Price Realised  

    Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Ramus Forrest (1750-1827)
    Village and pagoda below Patna Azimabad, on the Ganges
    pencil and watercolour on paper
    unframed
    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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