21 September 2000
Hubert Cornish (1757-1823)
The Governor-General's budgerow on the Ganges, Brahmaputra Delta
inscribed 'Teckah/A Bungalow in the Sunderbunds' (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour, watermark 'J WHATMAN', unframed
153/8 x 193/8 in. (39.1 x 49.2 cm.)
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The flag on the boat to the left of the composition suggests that the boat belonged to Sir John Shore, for a note on whom see lot 218.
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