London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
BRAHMINS AT RAMNAGUR
CALCUTTA SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800
watercolour on paper, nine holymen gathered by the bank of the river beside a temple at Ramnagur besides Benares, black and white border - 42 x 56cm.
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The black borders and subdued tones are characteristic of Company painting at Murshidabad. For a similar painting by Calcutta artist from Murshidabad see: Archer, M. Company Drawings in the India Office Library, London 1972, pl.24.
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