21 September 2000
Chater Paul Chater (1879-1949)
Eighteen figure studies of Indian soldiers in uniform including; Piper of the 106th Hazara Pioneers; 2nd Light Cavalry, Madras; Central India Horse; Governor General's bodyguard, Madras; 2nd Madras Lancers; 18th Tiwana Lancers; 3rd Skinner's Horse; 1st Madras Lancers; 9th Begal Lancers, Hodson's Horse; 5th Bombay Cavalry, Scinde Horse; 69th Punjabis; 126th Baluchistan Infantry; 14th KGO Ferozepore Sikhs; 15th Ludhiana Sikhs; 35th Sikhs; and 19th Punjab Infantry
seventeen signed with initials 'C.P.C.', inscribed as title and variously dated '1885-1913'
pencil and watercolour, some with gum arabic, four heightened with white
10 x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.8 cm.); and slightly smaller (18)
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Chater Paul Chater grew up in India and lived there until 1900 when he returned to England. His work is based on the drawings of Richard Simkin (1840-1926) and Lovett.
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