• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 161

    Thomas Daniell, R.A. (1749-1840) and William Daniell, R.A. (1769-1837)

    Near the Musjid of Sultan Babar, Oudh

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Thomas Daniell, R.A. (1749-1840) and William Daniell, R.A. (1769-1837)
    Near the Musjid of Sultan Babar, Oudh
    inscribed and numbered 'N.123 Near the Musjid built/by Sultan Babar Oud' and with a further inscription 'Near the Musjid built by Babar Oud' (on the reverse)
    pencil, grey and brown wash on paper, watermarked 'J.WHATMAN'
    15 x 21¼in. (38.1 x 54cm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    The Daniells set out for Oudh on the 11 July 1789. William mentions in his journal that 'From the Gauts we went to a Mosque built by Baba on the site of a Minar which the Bramins told us reached to heaven. Made drawings of the Mosque...'

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    with Eyre and Hobhouse, London.