London, South Kensington
15 October 2004
TWO WATERCOLOURS BY SHEIKH MUHAMMAD AMIR OF KARRAYA, CALCUTTA SCHOOL, CIRCA 1835-40
Watercolour on paper laid down on album pages, one depicting a "Hindoo Begger," the other a "Hindoo eating his dinner," signed and inscribed below, one mounted -- 17.7 x 13.1cm. (2)
From the album of paintings made for Thomas Holroyd, who later presented it to the Oriental Club, London.
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For other pictures from this album see; M. Archer, Company Drawings in the India Office Library, London, pp 76, 91-92.
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