• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 667

    EIGHT PORTRAITS OF INDIAN STEWARDS, MADRAS SCHOOL, 1861

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    EIGHT PORTRAITS OF INDIAN STEWARDS, MADRAS SCHOOL, 1861
    Pencil, watercolour and bodycolour with gum arabic, six heightened with gold, including a letter carrier; a laundry man; a milk seller; a parasol bearer; a Madras infantry man; and a mace bearer, with various inscriptions in Tamil (on separate sheets attached) - 9 3/8 x 7 3/4in (23.8 x 19.7cm) (8)


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