Alfred Hamden Shepherd, circa 1843

Pig sticking before the Hillfort of Assearghur in Khandeesh

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Alfred Hamden Shepherd, circa 1843
Pig sticking before the Hillfort of Assearghur in Khandeesh
signed with initials 'A S' (lower right overmounted) and with inscription 'Hillfort of Asseesghur/in Khandeesh/Given to Miss Fanny Shepheard [sic] by Alfred' (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of gum arabic
9 x 12.7/8 in. (22.9 x 32.8 cm.); and a view of Aurungabad in the Deccan by the same hand (2)

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Alfred was the son of the artist George Shepherd (1784-1862) and brother of T.H. Shepherd (1793-1864). Fanny Shepherd was his younger sister who in the 1850s kept her father's house in Upper Seymour Street.
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