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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 277

    Patna School, early 19th Century

    Eight watercolours depicting Indian rituals and customs including: A man on horseback accompanied by his grass-cutter and servant (illustrated); Selling grain (illustrated); Milking a cow; Women drawing water at a well; Selling cloth; An Indian Muslim funeral; and An Indian Hindu funeral

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    Patna School, early 19th Century
    Eight watercolours depicting Indian rituals and customs including: A man on horseback accompanied by his grass-cutter and servant (illustrated); Selling grain (illustrated); Milking a cow; Women drawing water at a well; Selling cloth; An Indian Muslim funeral; and An Indian Hindu funeral
    seven inscribed variously with titles: 'A Native on horseback with his Sise or grass-cutter and Hurkarah'; 'Selling grain'; 'Milking a Cow.'; 'Moor women drawing water'; 'Selling cloth'; 'Moor Men burying their dead'; 'Hindoos burning their dead'
    pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour, watermarked variously 'J. LARKING' (3), '1813' (1) and '1814' (2), unframed
    9¾ x 9 in. (25 x 22.9 cm); and smaller (8)


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    For a note on the Patna School, see the introduction preceding lot 275.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 27 September 2007, lots 423 and 424 (part).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot also includes a drawing of blacksmiths and
    consequently the lot contains a total of 8 drawings.